'Tilda Jane's Orphans

Marshall SAUNDERS (1861 - 1947)

When the story of 'Tilda Jane appeared serially in The Youth's Companion in 1901, the original manuscript was very much condensed. When the time for book publication arrived nearly all the omitted matter was restored. However, some incidents were still left out, and they have formed the beginning of a new story written to please the many boys and girls who have expressed a wish to know something more of the fortunes of the orphan and her dogs.

That the orphan's old friends will follow with interest, her often groping and stumbling, yet never-wearying steps along the path of uplift for human beings and dumb creatures, is the earnest hope of the author. (Marshall Saunders - from the Prefatory Note)

Genre(s): Animals & Nature

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Prefatory Note Kayli Ziervogel
00:02:02
Play 01 Hank Has a Laughing Fit John
00:17:48
Play 02 A Conflict of Wills John
00:08:21
Play 03 What is the Matter with Grandpa? John
00:19:01
Play 04 The Arrival of Milkweed John
00:17:09
Play 05 'Tilda Jane's Mysterious Errand Kathleen Moore
00:13:39
Play 06 A Call on the Lumber Merchant Kathleen Moore
00:18:08
Play 07 His Only Son Dini Steyn
00:17:11
Play 08 Mild Forgiveness Jeni McCann
00:16:45
Play 09 An Unexpected Request John
00:19:08
Play 10 The Moneyed Pup Ann K Harrill
00:14:39
Play 11 More About the Pup Ann K Harrill
00:14:21
Play 12 Grandpa's Drive John
00:24:57
Play 13 Little Housetop Shana Burns
00:14:52
Play 14 The Flight of a Wild Goose John
00:17:06
Play 15 The Pursuit of the Goose John
00:15:37
Play 16 A Tedious Waiting John
00:23:03
Play 17 The Return of the Treasures John
00:23:09
Play 18 Perletta's Pets Gloria Begemann
00:28:16
Play 19 Grandpa's Dream Gloria Begemann
00:18:24
Play 20 The Son of Muffles John
00:17:02
Play 21 'Tilda Jane Receives a Shock Dini Steyn
00:16:47
Play 22 Cousin Oonah Riley Jeni McCann
00:16:19
Play 23 Perletta Puzzles Her Friends Gloria Begemann
00:25:29
Play 24 Perletta Makes an Explanation Gloria Begemann
00:30:14
Play 25 Hank Breaks Important News to Grandpa John
00:21:58
Play 26 A Cottage of Gentility John
00:15:18
Play 27 The Torraines John
00:13:45