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Title: The ninepenny-piece and the little basket-maker
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Language: English
Type: Fiction
Genre: Short Story Collections
Abstract: In "The ninepenny-piece," young Francis finds a coin on his way to the fair. Having passed a blind man, Francis cannot decide whether to give the man the money or instead spend it at the fair. In "The little basket-maker," an orphan named Peter teaches the Smith children the value of hard work.

Publisher: Geo. P. Daniels
Published: 1829
Published in: United States
Contributed by: Boston Public Library

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