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Stories From the Growing Years (#06 in Grandma's Attic Series)

Arleta Richardson

Stories From the Growing Years (#06 in Grandma's Attic Series)

Arleta Richardson

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Who but Mabel and Sara Jane would suddenly and mysteriously find themselvesmother to a pair of crimson little girls? To Mabel, it's just another exampleof her not being the "shining example of perfection" that her small-towncommunity seems to expect of the minister's wife. But her keen sense of theridiculous, the loyal support of Sara Jane, and her deep trust in God keep Mabelbounding back and ready for the next escapade.Stories from the Growing Years are snapshots from the years of Mabel'syoung motherhood. Surrounded by the familiar North Branch characters, Mabelraises her children, watches the arrival of telephones and electricity to herrural town, and enters into the joys and sorrows of community life.

- Publisher "American life around the turn of the 20th Century is the backdrop for these heart-warming, real-life stories! And while some things have changed, some things have not!"

- Publisher Who but Mabel and Sara Jane would suddenly and mysteriously find themselves mother to a pair of crimson little girls? To Mabel, it's just another example of her not being the "shining example of perfection" that her small-town community seems to expect of the minister's wife. But her keen sense of the ridiculous, the loyal support of Sara Jane, and her deep trust in God keep Mabel bounding back and ready for the next escapade. Stories from the Growing Years are snapshots from the years of Mabel's young motherhood. Surrounded by the familiar North Branch characters, Mabel raises her children, watches the arrival of telephones and electricity to her rural town, and enters into the joys and sorrows of community life.

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Who but Mabel and Sara Jane would suddenly and mysteriously find themselvesmother to a pair of crimson little girls? To Mabel, it's just another exampleof her not being the "shining example of perfection" that her small-towncommunity seems to expect of the minister's wife. But her keen sense of theridiculous, the loyal support of Sara Jane, and her deep trust in God keep Mabelbounding back and ready for the next escapade.Stories from the Growing Years are snapshots from the years of Mabel'syoung motherhood. Surrounded by the familiar North Branch characters, Mabelraises her children, watches the arrival of telephones and electricity to herrural town, and enters into the joys and sorrows of community life.
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"American life around the turn of the 20th Century is the backdrop for these heart-warming, real-life stories! And while some things have changed, some things have not!"
- Publisher

Who but Mabel and Sara Jane would suddenly and mysteriously find themselves mother to a pair of crimson little girls? To Mabel, it's just another example of her not being the "shining example of perfection" that her small-town community seems to expect of the minister's wife. But her keen sense of the ridiculous, the loyal support of Sara Jane, and her deep trust in God keep Mabel bounding back and ready for the next escapade. Stories from the Growing Years are snapshots from the years of Mabel's young motherhood. Surrounded by the familiar North Branch characters, Mabel raises her children, watches the arrival of telephones and electricity to her rural town, and enters into the joys and sorrows of community life.
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Arleta Richardson

Gifted storyteller Arleta Richardson grew up an only child in Chicago, living in a hotel on the shores of Lake Michigan. Under the care of her maternal grandmother, she listened for hours as her grandmother told stories from her own childhood. With unusual recall, Arleta began to write these stories for an audience that now numbers over 2 million. "My grandmother would be amazed to know her stories have gone around the world," Arleta says.

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