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The Best of Both Worlds: An Anthology of Stories for All Ages

by Georgess McHargue (Editor)

Other authors: Joan Aiken (Contributor), Seán Ó Faoláin (Contributor), Ludwig Bemelmans (Contributor), Stephen Vincent Benét (Contributor), Ray Bradbury (Contributor)47 more, Heywood Broun (Contributor), Pearl S. Buck (Contributor), Sheila Burnford (Contributor), Truman Capote (Contributor), Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (Contributor), Jacques-Yves Cousteau (Contributor), Frédéric Dumas (Contributor), Gerald M. Durrell (Contributor), F. Scott Fitzgerald (Contributor), Louise Fitzhugh (Contributor), Esther Forbes (Contributor), Paul Gallico (Contributor), Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. (Contributor), Rumer Godden (Contributor), Graham Greene (Contributor), Ernest Hemingway (Contributor), O. Henry (Contributor), James Hilton (Contributor), Shirley Jackson (Contributor), Robert Lawson (Contributor), Stephen Leacock (Contributor), Harper Lee (Contributor), Helen Martini (Contributor), Gavin Maxwell (Contributor), C. Aubrey Menen (Contributor), E. Nesbit (Contributor), Emily Neville (Contributor), Mary Norton (Contributor), Mary Renault (Contributor), Saki (Contributor), Carl Sandburg (Contributor), William Saroyan (Contributor), Mary-Alice Schnirring (Contributor), Etta Shiber (Contributor), Michael Sholokhov (Contributor), Lincoln Steffens (Contributor), John Steinbeck (Contributor), Dorothy Sterling (Contributor), Dylan Thomas (Contributor), James Thurber (Contributor), J.R.R. Tolkien (Contributor), Una Troy (Contributor), James R. Ullman (Contributor), Evelyn Waugh (Contributor), E.B. White (Contributor), T.H. White (Contributor), Lin Yutang (Translator)

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  • The Colt / Mikhail Sholokhov
  • The Fifty-First Dragon / Heywood Broun
  • The Freshest Boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “Stuart Goes to Sea” excerpt from Stuart Little / E. B. White
  • The Man Who Liked Dickens / Evelyn Waugh
  • The Red Eft / Emily Neville
  • The Circus / William Saroyan
  • The End of the Party / Graham Greene
  • “Motion Study Tonsils” excerpt from Cheaper by the Dozen / Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
  • Hearts and Hands / O. Henry
  • “The Dancing Spy” excerpt from Harriet the Spy / Louise Fitzhugh
  • Indian Camp / Ernest Hemingway
  • Charles / Shirley Jackson
  • My Grandmother and the Dirty English / C. Aubrey Menen
  • Chips for the Duration / James Hilton
  • Jug of Silver / Truman Capote
  • Little Bit and the America / Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Bomb-Ruin Garden / Rumer Godden
  • Pansy and the Film Magnate / Una Troy
  • Sredni Vashtar / Saki
  • Beautiful as the Day / E. Nesbit
  • The Small Miracle / Paul Gallico
  • The King Horse / Mary Renault
  • The Cricket Boy / Translated by Lin Yutang
  • A Conversation About Christmas / Dylan Thomas
  • The Lyte Cup / Esther Forbes
  • Barefoot in Yellow Clay / Carl Sandburg
  • The English Pilot / Etta Shiber
  • A Real Feel of Fall / Dorothy Sterling
  • A, B, and C: The Human Element in Mathematics / Stephen Leacock
  • A Boy, a Man and a Mountain / James R. Ullman
  • Little Red / Pearl S. Buck
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber
  • The Debt Shall Be Paid / John Steinbeck
  • The Fog Horn / Ray Bradbury
  • Child's Play / Mary-Alice Schnirring
  • The Adventures of Pod / Mary Norton
  • Mr. Wilmer's Strange Saturday / Robert Lawson
  • The Serial Garden / Joan Aiken
  • After the Anteater / Gerald Durrell
  • Three Set Out / Sheila Burnford
  • Shark Close-Ups / Jacques-Yves Cousteau with Frédéric Dumas
  • “A Boy on Horseback” an excerpt from The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens / Lincoln Steffens
  • A Houseful of Lions and Tigers / Helen Martini
  • Mijbil / Gavin Maxwell
  • The Trout / Seán Ó Faoláin
  • Quest for a Tutor / T. H. White
  • The Thirteen Clocks / James Thurber
  • Tobermory / Saki
  • “Roast Mutton” and excerpt from The Hobbit / J. R. R. Tolkien
  • “Ol’ One-Shot” excerpt from To Kill a Mockingbird / Harper Lee
  • By the Waters of Babylon / Stephen Vincent Benét
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