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Those Miller Girls! (Miller Girls, book 1)

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In 1900s rural Kansas, "Those Miller Girls" are Lou Emma and Maddy, whose escapades involve the forgetfulness of their professor father and their desire to have a mother.
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Published June 1965 by Thomas Y. Crowell
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Emily
Nov 10, 2014 Emily rated it really liked it
Shelves: second-childhood
This book opens in the summer of 1909 with 12 year-old Lou Emma and her 10 year-old sister Maddy arriving in a small town in Eastern Kansas, where their widowed father is about to start a new job as a latin professor at a local college. The girls chaff under the sympathy of people who call them "poor little motherless things" and are determined to do all their own housekeeping and cooking. Lou Emma, however, secretly longs for a step-mother. The first few months of getting to know their new town ...more
CmPete Tucker
Aug 23, 2007 CmPete Tucker rated it it was amazing
Shelves: youngadult
Another wonderful book for youngsters. Sweet, but not cloying. A good picture of turn of the century life in small town Kansas.
Jess
Jun 07, 2011 Jess rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childhood-favs
This series of books was one of my favs when I was a little girl. Highly recommend for your little girl.
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Apr 18, 2016 Heather rated it it was amazing
Shelves: juve
This is one of my favorite books from childhood. It's a turn-of-the-century tale about a pair of young sisters and their father, a classics professor. Their mother has died, and Professor Miller decides to take a position at the new eastern Kansas classics college. He and the girls ride the train from Ohio to Topeka, where he buys one of the first gas-powered automobiles and drives them to their new home in little Gloriosa, KS.

The girls are young, but they ask their father not to hire a houseke
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Ann
Jul 19, 2007 Ann rated it really liked it
I read this book in the 6th grade. Really liked it. Don't remember why.
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Cute story but I think I would have liked it better if I had read it as a child.
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