Friday, September 23, 2011

Coming Together During Hard Times

Where the Lilies Bloom, by Vera Cleaver and Bill Cleaver, looks at life in the mountains of western North Carolina, at a time when poverty was a common experience.

Many rural Americans, especially during the Great Depression, experienced hard times and deprivation, but the experience made them stronger without crushing their spirits. As Mary Call struggles to hold her family together following the death of their father, she is determined to remain independent and self-sufficient, but she must learn that there is no shame in accepting the goodwill and help of her friends and neighbors.

The book is recommended for young readers ages 9-12, but older readers will enjoy it, too.  Come to our favorite Library with your Evergreen Indiana card, and you may check it out, or place a hold online by clicking here.

Your Roving Reporter On The Go,

Cauli Le Chat

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