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Summergreen

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A coming of age story, Anna Jeannette Carrow is a young LDS woman living in northern Utah. She wants nothing more than to be an Ashley Valley Singer. She grapples with choosing a suitor, competition within the choir, and loss. The historical context lends itself richly to the storyline.
Published April 1981 by Deseret Book Co
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Princess
I read this book for book club. We had an exchange and this is the book I was gifted. I had no idea what it was about. At the time, I couldn't find any descriptions whatsoever.

Anna Jeannette Carrow is young. She's 17 and living in Northern Utah (somewhere north of Ogden and in the foothills or mountains) in the late 1800s I would guess. She wants to be a member of the community choir--the Ashley Valley Singers. She's a talented singer and is accepted. However there are small town politics that
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Jessica
I had read Summergreen as a teen and my young heart loved the love story. I just found it and reread it and although I loved the escape from reality I found myself rolling my eyes at the portrayal of love and courtship. Also, being LDS myself, I found myself cringing at the portrayal of Mormonsism and I would hate others to read it and find it to be representative of our Faith.
Mimi
My parents are going through their bookshelves, clearing them out, so I was reunited with this book that I read a few times growing up. I still enjoyed it. It takes place in northern Utah over a hundred years ago when the valleys were still being settled. Life was very different for them than it is for me now, so that is interesting to read about. The main character is on the brink of adulthood, and she is very real. She sometimes is fantastic, and other times she makes mistakes, so she is relat ...more
Melissa
I read this book very quickly, I'll admit that I didn't really want to put it down. I love love stories. I only gave it two stars because I didn't really like the main character which makes it difficult to enjoy the book. That and I wasn't really rooting for either of the men that loved her. I think she should have ended up an old maid! lol
Risha
This book was an absolutely amazing and enthralling story. It has historical relevance, and is something that I would reccomend to just about anyone. The main character is a young woman of high standards, and she makes the reader evaluate his of her own standers. An excelent read.
Tammie
I read this as a teen and enjoyed it. I don't remember a whole lot about it now. The main thing that has always stayed with me were the parts about her brother.
Brynn
I am reading this book and so far it is good. Not the best book I've read.
K. Lou
this is not in print anymore--but a MUST READ!!!!!1
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