Miss Charity Comes to Stay
Set in the Cherokee Strip during the land run on 1893, this is a story ostensibly written by Betsy, a lively and sometimes over-inventive little girl. Her determination to keep Miss Charity, the one-room-school teacher, where she is, and not embarked on such a silly business as matrimony, almost has dire repercussions, until love and grown-up practicality intervene. The st...more
Hardcover, 249 pages
Published 1959 by Thomas Y. Crowell
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How I loved this book! It's a children's book, but it was long - so it took awhile to get through it. It was written back in the 1940's about a family that participated in the Oklahoma Land Run in the 1800's and their life in the panhandle. I was born in Oklahoma, so this was a real treat. Add to it that the book was illustrated by Louis Darling (the original Ramona the Brave illustrator) and it was a great book!!!