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The Promised Land (Maggie and Annie Lavin #2)

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The heroines of The Journey Home return in the continuing saga of orphans Maggie and Annie Lavin. It's been three years since the girls were taken in by the Russells to live on their farm in Kansas. The girls, New York-born Irish Catholics, still don't fit in to the Protestant world they call home. When their Uncle Michael shows up to claim them, they're torn. But in ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published April 1st 1996 by Scholastic
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gr 5-8 155 pgs

post Civil War, Kansas frontier. According to their mother's final wishes before she died, 15 year old Maggie Lavin and her 10 year old sister Annie were sent West on the orphan train. Three years have passed since they were taken in by the Russells who have raised them as their own. When their Uncle Michael appears, the girls are at first glad to see him. But when he becomes upset that his nieces are being raised Protestant instead of Catholic, the girls feel torn. Should they sta
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Nice book. I like the continuation of the first one. However, it ended very sweetly and nicely. Overall, not bad. Sweet, id probably recommend.
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Isabelle Christian Holland (born June 16, 1920 in Basel, Switzerland — died February 9, 2002) was an author of children and adult fiction. Her father was the American Consul in Liverpool, England during WWII. She moved to America in 1940 due to the war. She wrote Gothic novels, adult mysteries, romantic thrillers, and many books for children and young adults. She wrote over 50 books in her ...more
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