Synopses & Reviews
Mary Ware, introduced to readers in TheLittle Colonel series (all published by Pelican), is seventeen yearsold and ready for adventure. Although she is young, she has already had manytravels and experiences, including a trip to New York City and a wonderfulseason at boarding school. Now she is heading back out West with her family, but not without leaving behind some unfulfilled hopes. She can only correspondthrough letters to one whom she longs more than anything to see. Mary watchesdelightedly as her handsome brother Jack finds romance, but her joy for hishappiness is tempered by her own desires.Follow Mary Ware on her adventure to womanhood. Her honest and easygoingpersonality will win the confidence of all young readers. Her friends andfamily will capture hearts as well. Does Mary's promised landreally exist, and will she ever reach it? Ms. Johnston answers both of thesequestions and skillfully creates yet another enduring classic.