The Little Colonel’s Knight Comes Riding

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The childish adventures of Lloyd Sherman, the Little Colonel, come to an end in The Little Colonel's Knight Comes Riding , the last in the Little Colonel series. After their return to Lloydsboro Valley, Kentucky, from Warwick Hall in Washington D.C., the Little Colonel and friends Kitty Walton and Betty Lewis find that the young boys they have grown up with have matured into graceful young men. The Little Colonel struggles between her desire to still be a child and her desire to live the life of a sophisticated young woman. But childhood sweetheart Rob Moore's proposal of marriage makes the Little Colonel all the more aware of her developing adult emotions.
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ISBN: 9781565548121
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Date:
State: Arizona
Series: Little Colonel Series
Images: 200
Pages: 344
Dimensions: 5 (w) x 8 (h)
Author
Annie Fellows Johnstonís life exemplifies success and perseverance: she wrote over forty books (one was even made into a major motion picture) during a time period when it was not customary for women to be so successful, she was a devoted wife to a husband who died only a few years after their marriage, and she was a stepmother to three children, for whom she continued to care after the death of their father. Mrs. Johnston is most famous for her thirteen-book Little Colonel Series . In 1935, Twentieth Century Fox released The Little Colonel based on the first book in the series, The Little Colonel . The movie starred Shirley Temple and Lionel Barrymore. Born on a farm in a small town in Indiana on May 15, 1863, Annie sharpened her writing skills as a young girl. Her father, a minister, died when she was two but left an exstensive collection of reading material, and her mother, an advocate for womenís education, encouraged Annie to teach and go to college. She attended the University of Iowa for a year, taught for three years, worked as a private secretary, and traveled through New England and Europe before she married a cousin, who encouraged her to write, and became a mother to his three young children. Mrs. Johnstonís unique writing style fictionalized real people and experiences. On a visit to Pewee Valley, Kentucky, in 1895, Mrs. Johnston met little Hattie Cochran,
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