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Boston's Little House Girl Meet Charlotte Tucker, the little girl who would grow up to be Laura Ingalls Wilder's grandmother. Eleven-year-old Charlotte can't imagine living anywhere but Tide Mill Lane. She is delighted when a school for young ladies opens nearby. The prospect of a new baby brother and the reappearance of a long-lost relative combine to complete Charlotte's world. But a new dam connecting Roxbury and Boston turns Tide Mill Lane into a noisy, messy construction site, and Charlotte's parents worry about what this will mean for their family. Across the Puddingstone Dam is the fourth book in The Charlotte Years, an ongoing series about another spirited girl from America's most beloved pioneer family.
Martha is frustrated because Mum has said she's too old to be playing on the moors now, and she must have a governess. First there's Miss Norrie. All she wants to do is teach Martha sewing and etiquette. But Martha's high spirits are too much for her, and she leaves in a hurry. Martha thinks that's the end of that, but then another governess shows up. Her name is Miss Crow, and Martha is sure she's going to be even worse! Down To The Bonny Glen is the third book in The Martha Years, an ongoing series about another spirited girl from America's most beloved pioneer family. The Bookshare collection has the whole Martha series which includes: Little House in the Highlands, The far side of the Loch, and Beyond the Heather Hills.
Growing up in Scotland in 1789 is very exciting for Martha Morse. When word comes that her cousins are moving into the house across the loch, she can hardly believe the good news. (front flap) Laura lngalls, [was] a pioneer girl growing up on the American frontier. Now travel back three generations... and who would become Laura Ingalls Wilder's great-grandmother. In THE FAR SIDE OF THE LOCH seven-year-old Martha is lonely and restless. The Stone House was filled with people during the holidays, but now the cousins have gone home, Martha's father is traveling, her brothers are at school, and her older sister, Grisie, is too busy brooding over her embroidery to pay any attention to Martha. Her new pet hedgehog makes things a bit more fun, and then Father comes home with some thrilling news-- and suddenly Martha's house is bustling with excitement!
Fox and Crow can agree on two things: their love of cheese and loathing of each other. These cagey animals will do whatever they can to outwit their sworn enemy and claim sole possession of the prized cheese they keep finding. But they are too caught up in their plotting and planning to realize they've picked the wrong house to steal from--since the mother of the house is one fed up Mama Bear who knows exactly how to contend with freeloaders.
Five-year-old Charlotte Tucker, who would grow up to become the grandmother of Laura Ingalls Wilder, feels the effects of the war of 1812.
In this second book about Charlotte Tucker, the grandmother of Laura Ingalls Wilder, winter is approaching in Boston, but the war is still going on. Charlotte's friend Will is marching north with the militia. When bells are heard ringing from Boston, and every building in the common is lit up with candles, could it mean peace has finally come?
Experience life on the prairie--with one fantastical twist!Louisa Brody's life on the Colorado prairie is not at all what she expected. Her dear Pa, accused of thievery, is locked thirty miles away in jail. She's living with the awful Smirches, her closest neighbors and the very family that accused her Pa of the horrendous crime. And now she's discovered one very cantankerous--and magical--secret beneath the hazel grove. With her life flipped upside-down, it's up to Louisa, her sassy friend Jessamine, and that cranky secret to save Pa from a guilty verdict. Ten bold illustrations from Erwin Madrid accompany seasoned storyteller Melissa Wiley's vibrant and enchanting tale of life on the prairie--with one magical twist.
Seven-year-old Charlotte Tucker begins to sense the big world around Roxbury, Massachusetts and wonders when she will get to see it.
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