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May Amelia Jackson captured readers' hearts in the Newbery Honor Book Our Only May Amelia. Now, after over ten years, Jennifer Holm is bringing this beloved character back in a beautiful way. The Trouble with May Amelia is a gorgeously written story that's as heartbreaking as it is funny. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;May Amelia lives in pioneer Washingon State in 1900, and she just can't act the part of a proper young lady. Working a farm on the rainy Nasel River isn't easy - especially when you have seven brothers and a Pappa who proclaims that Girls Are Useless. May Amelia thinks she may have finally earned her father's respect when he asks her to translate for a gentleman who's interested in buying their land and making them rich. But when the deal turns out to be a scam, Pappa places all the blame on May. It's going to take a lot of sisu - that's Finnish for guts - to make things right.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Jenni Holmandlt;/bandgt; is the Newbery Honor-winning author of andlt;iandgt;Our Only May Amelia, Penny from Heaven, Turtle in Paradise, andlt;/iandgt;and the BabyMouse graphic novel series. She lives in Northern California with her family.andlt;bandgt;Adam Gustavsonandlt;/bandgt; is a graduate of Rowan University and the Master of Fine Arts Illustration program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. In addition to illustrating picture books, he currently teaches at Passaic County Community College and Seton Hall University. He lives and paints in West Orange, New Jersey, with his wife, their children, several guitars, and a ferret named Gracie.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416913733
Author:
Holm, Jennifer L
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
Illustrator:
Gustavson, Adam
Author:
Gustavson, Adam
Author:
Holm, Jennifer L.
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c jkt (no spcl fx)+int. chapt. opener
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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