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Hold Fast and Other Stories

Hold Fast and Other Stories is an enjoyable collection of short stories by A.L.O.E. Each of these stories introduce the reader to…

The Young Pilgrim

The Young Pilgrim is a well-written illustration of Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress. The story follows the trials and temptations young Mark faces as…

Life in the White Bear’s Den

Life in the White Bear’s Den is a beautiful story of a worldly, self-centered young woman whose journey to a life fully surrendered to the Lord began when…

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Tip Lewis and His Lamp

Tip Lewis and His Lamp is a heart-warming story of a poor wayward boy who, led to the Lord by the Holy Spirit and the efforts of faithful, hardworking Christians in his life, rises to…

Helen Lester

Helen Lester was the very first book Isabella “Pansy” Alden wrote. It won the American Reform Tract and Book Society contest in 1865: the prize was rewarded to the…



Three People

Three People is a delightful story of the lives of three boys born on the same day, who each grow up to lead very different lives. This book follows young “Tode” from boyhood all the way to adulthood, and demonstrates how Christ can…

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“…It is the purpose of the writer to attempt an explanation, not of whether the Christian Faith can be believed, but of how he personally has come to believe it… – From the Preface

The Man Who Was Thursday

The Man Who Was Thursday…is a gripping adventure story of murderous criminals and brilliant policemen. Yet it is much more than that… – From the Foreword

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The story in Manalive follows Innocent Smith, an exuberant and eccentric man who brings life and joy into dull and cynical lives in the most unexpected ways…

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Fern’s Hollow

Fern’s Hollow is the sweet, sad story of a young boy who struggles to trust in the Lord and forgive his enemies. His hard life as a coal miner, the deaths of his little sister and his beloved dog Skip, and the miserly landowner who drives his sister, grandfather, and himself from Fern’s Hollow forces him to put his faith, courage, and integrity to the test.

Jessica’s First Prayer; and Jessica’s Mother

Jessica, shivering and hungry, finds an unlikely friend in “Mr. Daniel,” a coffee-peddler. Her simple faith in God when she heard about Him, demonstrated in her very first prayer, touches the hearts and lives of those around her.

Cobwebs and Cables

Cobwebs and Cables is a thought-provoking, sorrowful, and ultimately triumphant story. It traces the life of a man who falls into sin and flees his homeland, and the inexplicable decisions of those whose lives intertwine with his.

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