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From the author of The Little Colonel, immortalized in film by the adorable Shirley Temple, comes yet another enchanting story. Little Joyce is an American girl who has been sent abroad to France to study. She is very homesick and lonely, until she meets Jules, a sick boy who needs her help to get well. She soon discovers that even a Christmas far from home can be joyful. But will she be able to help Jules?
It’s 1759, and the British are expelling the Acadians—French immigrants who settled Canada in search of religious freedom—from their land in Nova Scotia. Jean-Paul recounts his family’s plight, from their forced labor in Georgia to the hardships they overcome to build a new home in the Louisiana bayous. His story is the story of Louisiana’s Cajuns. Hardcover.
Because of an illness in the family that her mother has to attend to, Lloyd Sherman, the Little Colonel, finds herself being shipped off to boarding school from her home in Lloydsboro Valley, Kentucky. Paperback.
As the New Year dawns, the Ware children—Holland, Jack, Joyce, Mary, and Norman—find themselves on a train to a boarding camp for their ill mother, Mrs. Ware, in Maricopa, Arizona. Paperback.
The vivacious Lloyd Sherman, better remembered as the Little Colonel, is growing up. When Christmas break comes along, Lloyd and her friends are filled with excitement over all of the parties and dances that they will attend. Christmas break is sure to bring Lloyd happiness, but with it also comes painful disappointment. Will she ever be allowed to return to her beloved friends and school? Paperback.
In this entry in the Little Colonel Series, Lloyd Sherman, the title character, leaves her Kentucky home with her parents on an adventure that takes her across the Atlantic and through Europe. While in Geneva, the Little Colonel meets Major Pierre de Vaux and his magnificent, specially trained St. Bernard, Hero. Paperback.
Following her successful house party, Lloyd Sherman, the Little Colonel, finds her friends returning to their homes as the end of the summer approaches, signaling the beginning of the school year. Paperback.
“I’m eleven yeahs old, anyway, I’d have you to undahstand, Bobby Moore,” answered the Little Colonel, with such dignity that Rob wished he hadn’t spoken. “I was eleven last week. That was one of my birthday presents, havin’ my own way about cuttin’ my hair, and anothah was the house pahty. Oh, you don’t know anything about the house pahty I’m to have in June, do you!” she cried, every trace of displeasure vanishing at the thought. Paperback.
The childish adventures of Lloyd Sherman, the Little Colonel, come to an end in The Little Colonel’s Knight Comes Riding, the last in the Little Colonel series. After their return to Lloydsboro Valley, Kentucky, from Warwick Hall in Washington D.C., the Little Colonel and friends Kitty Walton and Betty Lewis find that the young boys they have grown up with have matured into graceful young men. Paperback.
The Little Colonel is back, and this time she’s a maid of honor. Her friend Eugenia is getting married, and the whole wedding party has come to stay at Lloyd’s house. The old fashioned term for this kind of extended sleep-over/get-together is a “house party.” Paperback.
One of the most beloved heroines of American children’s literature, the Little Colonel, a delightful young Kentucky girl, is the central figure in this nostalgic tale of growing up in a leisurely age. Paperback.
The musicians were tuning their instruments somewhere behind the palms in the hotel courtyard. It was one of the older hotels of San Antonio, much sought by Northern tourists on account of that same inner garden, around which the big building stretched itself. The rooms opening on to it had vine-covered balconies, and, looking down from them into the tropical growth of palms and banana trees and roses, one felt that it was summer time, no matter what the calendar said. Paperback.
Mary Ware, introduced to readers in The Little Colonel Series (all published by Pelican), is seventeen years old and ready for adventure. Although she is young, she has already had many travels and experiences, including a trip to New York City and a wonderful season at boarding school. Now she is heading back out West with her family, but not without leaving behind some unfulfilled hopes. Paperback.
For the first time, supporting character Mary Ware steps out of Annie Fellows Johnston’s hugely popular The Little Colonel Series and into her very own collection of adventures. With Mary Ware’s acceptance into Warwick Hall, a prestigious boarding school that had previously educated Lloyd Sherman, the Little Colonel, she quickly becomes a favored student with the headmistress, Madame Chartley. Paperback.
The Two Little Knights of Kentucky, Keith and Malcolm McIntyre, along with their cousin Virginia “Ginger” Dudley, engage in an exciting adventure that involves a tramp, a boy, and a bear—oh, my!
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