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Once Upon a Summer

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by Marjorie Worster Thibodeau
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Once Upon a Summer by Marjorie Worster Thibodeau

In 1889 Wilhelmina Tuckerman and her family were on their way to Mount Desert Island where Samuel Tuckerman had insisted the family go instead of the Berkshires. As the summer unfolds, Wilhelmina meets Emma, a young Indian girl, and they share many adventures. Their friendship strengthens when they go on a fishing trip to Greenville with Wilhelmina's father and Emma's Pa and Uncle Johnny. They get to see many wild animals that are native to the bountiful Maine woods. They catch fish from Moosehead Lake and from the many brooks and streams along the Northeast Carry. They get to eat the fish in the great outdoors on an open fire. The girls and Uncle Johnny visit Emma's Uncle Chester who lives in a cabin and has a moose for a pet! These are all new experiences for Wilhelmina, the girl from the city. She takes great delight in her new friend's ability to be so in tune with the land, the water, and the Maine woods. When they return to Mount Desert, they spend the rest of the summer riding horses, enjoying the Widow's Walk, going on picnics, and many other wonderful adventures. Author Bio: Marjorie Worster Thibodeau was born in the small town of Prentiss, Maine in Penobscot County. Marjorie attended a one-room schoolhouses until she moved on to Lee Academy, Lee, Maine. When she wasn't busy cooking and cleaning, she loved to write poetry and children's stories. Marjorie loves to work with her flowers and is an avid bird watcher. She currently lives in Lincoln, Maine with her husband Stuart and her constant companion a Shih Tzu named Murphy. She is the mother of five children, and the grandmother of seventeen. keywords: Maine, Mount Desert, Indian, Friendship, Family, Ocean, Fishing, Wildlife, Steamboat, Train, Horses

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Size: 2.1 MB
Publisher: First Edition Design Publishing
Date published:   2014
ISBN: 9781622876020 (DRM-EPUB)

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