Ruby wants to be a teacher, but after her father's death in a logging accident she must quit school to care for her ten brothers and sisters, until a chance meeting with a lonely old blind woman transforms her life.
Presents a descriptive list of all the things required to have a Christmas like the author's grandmother had, including farm animals, stories of Scotland, ice skating in the moonlight, and joining friends, family, and neighbors at church on Christmas Eve.
During the Vermont flood of 1927, a girl and her grandparents share their new hilltop house with neighbors and animals. A flood is coming! When the water climbs to the rooftops, where will everybody go? To Grandma's house, of course, high up on a hill. Before long, the house is full of people, chickens, ducks, pigs, horses, cats, and even a cow. There's only one person missing -- Grandpa! This heartwarming story by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock is based...
In 1952 Vermont, ten-year-old Blue decides to set out in the middle of her town's sesquicentennial celebration to find the mother who abandoned her as a baby, but a series of events reminds her that she already has everything she needs.