A School of Her Own

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Chariot Books, 1986 - Farm life - 173 pages
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"Are we ready to be schoolteachers?" There are times when Mabel isn't too sur, despite the optimistic encouragement of her best friend, Sarah Jane, Cold stoves, scarlet fevr, and a break-in at the schoolhouse are only part of her worries in her first year of teaching. How should she handle the threats of Cy Lawton, whose son comes to school bearing the marks of his father's anger? Or the gossip about her "setting her cap" for Leonard Williams, the young minister? Meanwhile, letters from her high school friend Russ keep coming, regular as clockwork, offering Mabel a comfortable, secure future as a banker's wife. Mabel thinks she is too young to be facing such important desisions even with God's help, but as Sarah Jane reminds her, "Life keeps moving on, whether you're ready or not." Be sure to read all six! - Away from Home - A School of her Own - Wedding Bells Ahead - At Home in North Branch - New Faces, New Friends - Stories from the Growing Years.

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Richardson is retired from her career as a college professor, a librarian, and an elementary school teacher.

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