Our Only May Amelia (Harper Trophy Books (Paperback))

  • Publish Date: 2001-04-24
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Jennifer Holm
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The beloved Newbery Honor book by the author of The Fourteenth Goldfish, about a spirited heroine growing up with trying circumstances, a sense of adventure, and tremendous heart.

It isnt easy being a pioneer in the state of Washington in 1899. Its particularly hard when you are the only girl ever born in the new settlement.

With seven older brothers and a love of adventure, May Amelia Jackson just cant seem to abide her familys insistence that she behave like a Proper Young Lady. Shes sure she could do better if only there were at least one other girl living along the banks of the Nasel River. And now that Mamas going to have a baby, maybe theres hope.

Inspired by the diaries of her great-aunt, the real May Amelia, three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Jennifer Holmgives a beautifully crafted tale of one young girl whose unique spirit captures the courage, humour, passion and depth of the American pioneer experience.


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