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Our only May Amelia

Author: Jennifer L Holm
Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer L Holm
ISBN: 0060278226 9780060278229 0060283548 9780060283544
OCLC Number: 40135315
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2000, ALA Notable Children's Book, 2000.
Description: 253 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Contents: My Brother Wilbert Tells Me --
There Ain't No Gentlemen on the Nasel --
There Are Miracles and There Are Sheeps --
No Kind of a Brother --
Grandmother Tries Our Patience --
How to Be a Proper Young Lady --
Bad Days Indeed --
Mothers Grow Up Young Here --
What Happened on the Smith Island --
The Things I Have Seen --
A Sorry Girl Indeed --
A Lucky Doll --
Happy to Be Here.
Responsibility: by Jennifer L. Holm.
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As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.

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by chrisy (WorldCat user on 2006-11-17)

may amelia is a very brave character in this book. being the only girl out of her brothers and desperately wishing her mothers pregnancy turns out a girl so she can have a sister must be frustrating.

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by WashingtonStateLibrary (WorldCat user published 2005-11-02) Excellent Permalink
May Amelia is a twelve year old girl living with her parents and seven brothers in Washington State in 1899. May Amelia, an unforgettable, headstrong, adventurous heroine, is being pressured into becoming a proper young lady. The book’s old fashioned language and capital letters can be distracting, but...
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