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Amanda's Story (The Girls of Lighthouse Lane #4)

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Katherine is the daughter of the lighthouse keeper. She dreams of becoming a painter. But in 1905, a girl can't grow up to be a famous artist -- can she? Rose just moved to the town of Cape Light. She wants to fit in with her new friends, but Rose has a secret she can't share with anyone ...

Lizabeth is Kat's rich cousin who always gets what she wants. But Lizabeth soon fin
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Hardcover, 196 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Parachute Press (NY)
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Rebecca
Feb 28, 2010 Rebecca rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Thirteen-year-old Amanda Morgan's mother died giving birth to her younger sister, Hannah, and in the six years since then, Amanda's father, the minister of Cape Light, has been very distant. Amanda has to do many of the household chores and take care of Hannah, and she wishes her father wouldn't expect so much of her. When she meets sixteen-year-old Jed Langford, Amanda thinks she might be in love with him, but her father says she is too young to have a suitor, and forbids her to see Jed. Amanda ...more
Caitlyn
Feb 17, 2013 Caitlyn rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When I was younger and first started reading The Girls of Lighthouse Lane series from the library, I remember it seemed like months of waiting before I could rest my hands on Amanda's Story.

Originally, Lisabeth's Story was my favorite; followed by Rose's and Katherine's. Years after reading these, Amanda's has definitely ranked first place.

Amanda is the eldest daughter of the local minister in Cape Light. Since the death of her mother, Amanda, currently in the beginning of her teenage years, h
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M.
May 13, 2010 M. rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Part of The Girls of Lighthouse Lane series—Amanda, age 13, has met Jed Langford, age 16, and Jed wants to keep company with her. Her father says she needs to be of marriageable age, at least 16 before she can keep company with a boy. Amanda wants to please her father, but she also wants him to see her as a real person. Unfortuanately he pretty much ignores both her and her sister, although Amanda is has raised her younger sister, kept the house, cooked the meals, etc., since her mother’s death ...more
Rk Findsen
Feb 29, 2016 Rk Findsen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Thomas Kinkade books

I enjoy reading books without cursing, sex and drugs. These books a re refreshing. They all have a realistic plot
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Amanda is the daughter of the minister who lost her mother so she is responsible for sister and the home. She catches Jed's eye and would like to spend time with Amanda but her father forbids it because she is too young. Her life seems to crumble as her father starts spending time with someone. She misses a mother but not sure this is what she wants either. The best of all is the fact her three best friends are right there to help here.

There is a lot of repeating in this series but I guess with
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Oct 26, 2010 Chantelle rated it it was amazing
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very cute book about a young lady and her dad having their struggles and workign tehm out. the story really puts friendships and family to the test. i would recommend this book to anybody, but especially to 8-11 year old girls.
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Jul 18, 2013 Corrina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Didn't know what to expect but I liked it. I think I will read the others in the series
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Thomas Kinkade was known as the "Painter of Light." His works, although spurned by the secular art establishment. were very popular with Christians and many others.
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Other Books in the Series

The Girls of Lighthouse Lane (4 books)
  • Katherine's Story (The Girls of Lighthouse Lane, #1)
  • Rose's Story (The Girls of Lighthouse Lane, #2)
  • Lizabeth's Story (The Girls of Lighthouse Lane, #3)

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