Girls and Children's Series by Harriette Baker

Aunt Hattie's Library for Girls [by "Aunt Hattie"]

series title page
  1. Lilly's Birthday (1863)
  2. The Sheep and Lambs (1866)
      Online at Google Books
  3. Little Miss Fret (1867)
  4. Maggie and the Mice (1867)
  5. The Lost Kitty (1867)
      Online at Internet Archive
  6. Ida's New Shoes (1867)

The Library was issued in 1867 and is probably a collection of unrelated tales. A companion series was:

Aunt Hattie's Library for Boys,

  1. Lying Jim
  2. Golden Rule
  3. Frankie's Dog Tony
  4. Factory Boy
  5. Chest of Tools - Online at Google Books
  6. Apple Boy

Corwin's Nest; or, Stories of Bessie and Jamie [published anonymously]

series title page
  1. Little Tot's Lessons (1869)
      Online at Google Books
  2. The Birthday Party
      British edition online at Google Books
  3. Bessie and the Squirrels (1869)
  4. The Children at Play
      British edition online at Google Books
  5. Whistling Horace
      British edition online at Google Books
  6. Jamie and His Pony
      British edition online at Google Books

Although the six volumes were published as one series (about Bessie and Jamie Corwin), series listings advertised volumes 1-3 as "for girls" and 4-6 as "for boys".

Good Hope Series

  1. Belle Clement's Influence (1871)
      Online at Google Books
  2. Sophie's Letter Book (1871)
  3. Little Reed's Pupil (1871)
  4. Edith Withington (1871)

Happy Home Stories for Girls [by "Aunt Hattie"]

series title page
  1. Little Flyaway (1871)
  2. The Spoiled Picture (1871)
      Online at International Children's Digital Library
  3. Fleda's Childhood (1871)
  4. The Singing Girl (1871)
  5. Molly and the Wine Glass (1871)
  6. The Twins (1871)

A companion series was issued the same year:

Happy Home Stories for Boys,

  1. Diligent Dick (1871)
      Online at International Children's Digital Library
  2. Cousin Willie (1871)
  3. Lazy Robert(1871)
  4. Little Fritz (1871)
      Online at Google Books
  5. The New Buggy (1871)
  6. Bertie and His Sisters (1871)
      Online at International Children's Digital Library

Minnie and Her Pets [by "Mrs. Madeline Leslie"]

series title page
  1. Minnie's Pet Cat (1864)
      Online at Google Books
  2. Minnie's Pet Dog (1864)
      Online at Internet Archive
  3. Minnie's Pet Horse (1864)
      Online at Google Books
  4. Minnie's Pet Lamb (1864)
      Online at Internet Archive
  5. Minnie's Pet Monkey (1864)
      Online at Google Books
  6. Minnie's Pet Parrot (1864)
      Online at Internet Archive

A similar series for boys was:

Georgey's Menagerie

  1. The Lion (1864) - Online at Google Books
  2. The Elephant (1864)
  3. The Camel (1864) - Online at Google Books
  4. The Wolf (1864) - Online at Google Books
  5. The Bear (1864) - Online at Google Books
  6. The Deer (1864) - Online at Google Books

Pearl Series for Girls [by "Mrs. Madeline Leslie"]

  1. Pearl of Faith; or, The Little Housekeeper (1869)
  2. Pearl of Forgiveness; or, Ruth Stanley (1869)
  3. Pearl of Contentment; or, Floy and Her Nurse (1869)
  4. Pearl of Meekness[?] or, Our Little Belle (1869)
  5. Pearl of Diligence; or, The Basket Weavers (1869)
  6. Pearl of Peace; or, The Little Peacemaker (1869)
      Online at
    Internet Archive

The Pearl Series for Girls was a companion to a previously published series:

Pearl Series for Boys

  1. Pearl of Love; or Josey's Gift (1868)
      Online at Google Books
  2. Pearl of Obedience; or The Soldier's Son (1868)
  3. Pearl of Charity; or, The Chain of Seals (1868)
  4. Pearl of Patience; or, Maurice and Kitty Maynard (1868)
  5. Pearl of Penitence; or, Charlie's [word missing] Story (1868)
  6. Pearl of Hope; or, The Story of Edgar (1868)

Robin Redbreast [by "Mrs. Madeleine Leslie"]

  1. Robins' Nest (1860)
      As illustrated html
  2. Little Robins' Friends (1860)
      Online at Google Books
  3. Little Robins in the Nest (1860)
      Online at Google Books
  4. Little Robins in Trouble (1860)
  5. Little Robins Learning to Fly (1860)
      Online at Google Books
  6. Little Robins' Love One to Another (1860)
      Online at Google Books


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