Good Stories for Great Birthdays

Frances Jenkins OLCOTT (1872 - 1963)

"Here are over 200 stories celebrating 23 great birthdays of patriot-founders and upbuilders of the Republics of both North and South America. In the stories are more than 75 historical characters, men, women, and children. The arrangement follows the school-year, beginning in October with Columbus." The stories included are to be read by or to children as an introduction to the biographies of many fascinating and important Americans. - Summary by From the Preface and by Lynne Thompson

Genre(s): General

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Foreward brianna
00:12:15
Play 01 October 12 Columbus and Discoverer's Day Lynda Marie Neilson
00:45:31
Play 02 October 14 William Penn, The Founder of Pennsylvania Lynne T
00:17:37
Play 03 October 27 Theodore Roosevelt, America's Hero: The Square Deal, Theodore Roosevelt Dusty Brailsford
00:37:46
Play 04 October 30 John Adams, The Son of Liberty Lynne T
00:24:52
Play 05 November 15 William Pitt, Defender of America Lynne T
00:18:35
Play 06 December 2 Dom Pedro the Second, the Magnanimus, the Best Republican in Brazil brianna
00:26:00
Play 07 December 20 William Bradford, and the Landing of the Pilgrims Lynda Marie Neilson
00:28:09
Play 08 January 7 General Israel Putnam, 'Old Put' Lynne T
00:12:45
Play 09 January 11 Alexander Hamilton, Defender of the Constitution BettyB
00:09:59
Play 10 January 17 Benjamin Franklin, the American Socrates BettyB
00:11:17
Play 11 February 12 Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator BettyB
00:17:28
Play 12 February 22 George Washington, The Father of his Country Part 1 Sarah Jump
00:29:20
Play 13 February 22 George Washington, The Father of his Country Part 2 Lynda Marie Neilson
00:36:02
Play 14 February 25 Jose de San Martin of Argentina, The Protector Part 1 mparker
00:31:47
Play 15 February 25 Jose de San Martin of Argentina, The Protector Part 2 mparker
00:31:34
Play 16 March 15 Andrew Jackson, Old Hickory Bill Mosley
00:35:30
Play 17 April 13 Thomas Jefferson, The Framer of the Declaration of Independence BettyB
00:13:24
Play 18 May 29 Patrick Henry, The Orator of the War for Independence BettyB
00:09:31
Play 19 June 9 Francisco de Miranda of Venezuela, the Flaming Son of Liberty Natasha Fisher
00:29:21
Play 20 June 23-24 Roger Williams and the Founding of Providence Janis Hopkins Salmon
00:09:55
Play 21 July 6 John Paul Jones, America's Immortal Sea-Fighter Janis Hopkins Salmon
00:17:03
Play 22 July 24 Simon Bolivar of Venezuela, the Liberator Natasha Fisher
00:27:05
Play 23 August 20 Bernardo O'Higgins, First Soldier, First Citizen of Chile Siobhan McAlpin
00:21:26
Play 24 September 6 The Marquis de Lafayette, the Friend of America BettyB
00:17:23
Play 25 September 24 John Marshall, the Expounder of the Constitution Beau Wood
00:42:32