The Trouble with May Amelia
The long-awaited and highly anticipated sequel to the Newbery Honor winner Our Only May Amelia, by the bestselling and cherished author Jennifer Holm.
May Amelia Jackson captured readers’ hearts in the Newbery Honor Book Our Only May Amelia. Now, after more than ten years, Jennifer Holm is bringing this beloved character back in a beautifully written story that’s both heartbreaking and hilarious.
May Amelia lives with her pioneer family on a farm in 1900, but she just can’t act the part of a proper young lady—and it doesn’t help that she has seven brothers and a Pappa who proclaim that Girls Are Useless. May Amelia jumps at the chance to earn 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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - fingerpost - LibraryThing
Very much a continuation of "Our Only May Amelia." In fact, they could almost be just bound together as one book. The one continuing plot line involves May's father investing heavily in a company ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jordanlaine - LibraryThing
This book took me a while to get into becasue I couldn't find anythign to connect with in the beginning. It's the story of an only girl with seven brothers who lives on a farm and is growing up in ... Read full review