The many reflections of Miss Jane Deming
—Coats, J. Anderson (Jillian Anderson), author.
Book
2017
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"High-spirited young Jane is excited to be part of Mr. Mercer|s plan to bring Civil War widows and orphans to Washington Territory|but life out west isn|t at all what she expected. Washington Territory is just the place for men of broad mind and sturdy constitution|and girls too, Jane figures, or Mr. Mercer wouldn|t have allowed her to come on his expedition to bring unmarried girls and Civil War widows out west. Jane|s constitution is sturdy enough. She|s been taking care of her baby brother ever since Papa was killed in the war and her young stepmother had to start working long days at the mill. The problem, she fears, is her mind. It might not be suitably broad because she had to leave school to take care of little Jer. Still, a new life awaits in Washington Territory, and Jane plans to make the best of it. Except Seattle doesn|t turn out to be quite as advertised. In this rough-and-tumble frontier town, Jane is going to need every bit of that broad mind and sturdy constitution|not to mention a good sense of humor and a stubborn streak a mile wide."--Amazon.com

Item Details
Subjects:
Frontier and pioneer life -- Washington (State) -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Washington Territory -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre:
Historical fiction.
ISBN:
9781481464970
9781481464963
1481464973
1481464965
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
278 pages ; 22 cm
LCCN:
2016007664
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