We must also lessen the number of theological books, and choose the best; for it is not the number of books that make the learned man; nor much reading, but good books often read, however few, make a man learned in the Scriptures and pious. – Martin Luther

Dixie Kitten by Eva March Tappan

Dixie Kitten by Eva March Tappan

The first thing that Dixie could remember was of being cuddled up to some one who was soft and comfortable and gave her sweet warm milk to drink. Somehow, she knew that this was her mother, and that her mother would feed her when she was hungry and keep her warm and take care of her and not let anything hurt her.

Their home was a nest of soft hay, so deep in the pile that when Dixie was at the farther end, she could not see out at all. After a while, however, she crept out to the light now and then, and here were so many interesting things that her eyes grew bigger and bigger the longer she looked. There were piles of hay and straw, there were bags of grain, there were rakes and spades and wheelbarrows, there was a carriage, and there was a sleigh. Dixie climbed up one of the shafts of the sleigh and stretched out her paw to touch a bell. She only wanted to see what it was…

A Lutheran Library “Extra”

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  • 1 The Home Nest
  • 2 Leaving Home
  • 3 Dixie Finds A Friend
  • 4 Dixie and the Cottage
  • 5 Dixie’s Troubles
  • 6 The Little Mothercat
  • 7 Dixie is Deserted
  • 8 A Happy Little Cat
  • 9 The New House
  • 10 Dixie in her Home
  • 11 Dixie in her Home (continued)
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