by Harriet Beecher Stowe from Oldtown Folks
Chapter XXVII Passage: Harriet Beecher Stowe, best known for writing "Uncle Tom’s Cabin," wrote another novel in 1869 called "Oldtown Folks." The novel tells about life in a New England village called Oldtown. This passage tells about the preparations for Thanksgiving. Students will answer questions on the meaning of some of the words and phrases in the passage.