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Once Upon a Summer (#01 in Seasons Of The Heart Series)

Janette Oke
Once Upon a Summer (#01 in Seasons Of The Heart Series)
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Once Upon a Summer (#01 in Seasons Of The Heart Series)

Janette Oke

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An orphaned boy finds his security in God after his aunt, who has raised him, marries and moves away. Seasons of the Heart book 1.

- Publisher The story of an orphan and her acceptance of a pioneer family.

- Publisher 203 Pages

- Publisher Sure, it's unusual to have an eighteen-year-old mother when you're twelve. But when you're an orphan and she's your aunt-and the only mother you've ever had-well, as I explained, it had worked out real well.^^That's why I got so riled up when I heard Grandpa and Uncle Charlie talkin' about findin' a fella for Auntie Lou!^You see, somethin' had to be done! I couldn't just sit back and watch our special family get broken up. But with Grandpa and Uncle Charlie workin' so hard to get Auntie Lou married off, I really had my job cut out for me.^Then, when that poor preacher came along, it really got complicated.^^And maybe you'll find out what I found out about the best kind of family, I mean.

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About "Once Upon a Summer (#01 in Seasons Of The Heart Series)"

An orphaned boy finds his security in God after his aunt, who has raised him, marries and moves away. Seasons of the Heart book 1.
- Publisher

The story of an orphan and her acceptance of a pioneer family.
- Publisher

203 Pages
- Publisher

Sure, it's unusual to have an eighteen-year-old mother when you're twelve. But when you're an orphan and she's your aunt-and the only mother you've ever had-well, as I explained, it had worked out real well.^^That's why I got so riled up when I heard Grandpa and Uncle Charlie talkin' about findin' a fella for Auntie Lou!^You see, somethin' had to be done! I couldn't just sit back and watch our special family get broken up. But with Grandpa and Uncle Charlie workin' so hard to get Auntie Lou married off, I really had my job cut out for me.^Then, when that poor preacher came along, it really got complicated.^^And maybe you'll find out what I found out about the best kind of family, I mean.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Janette Oke

Janette Oke was born in Champion, Alberta, Canada, during the depression years. She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Alberta where she met her husband, Edward. They married in 1957 and served in churches in Calgary and Edmonton, Canada, and Indiana. Oke writes historical novels which portray the lives of early North American settlers from many walks of life and geographical settings. She also writes engaging children's stories and inspiring gift books that warm the heart. Oke published her first book, Love Comes Softly, in 1979. This book experienced immediate success and became a series. She has won a number of awards including the Gold Medallion Award, The Christy Award of Excellence, the 1992 Presidents Award for her significant contribution to the category of Christian fiction from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and in 1999, the Life Impact Award from the Christian Booksellers Association International. Her books have been translated into fourteen languages. Oke has published some 75 books including, The Canadian West, Seasons of the Heart and Women of the West. Her most recent releases include a beautiful childrens picture book, I Wonder...Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb and The Songs of Acadia series, co-written with T. Davis Bunn. - Publisher.

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4 stars By Sarah, Sep 29 2015
Once upon a summer by Janette Oke is about a boy Josh and his perspective on life as he grows. As with any child who grows through their life therevwill be challenges however Josh himself has been orphaned so his identity and character has bern formed by his grandfather and aunt. it is a wonderful reflection of the family and the community that was common during the early years of americas establishing. 
The book is set in early America and is a great historical style novel. Its a great easy read and recommend it. 
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