Also available in this set, and in Spanish.
Lois Ann swallowed another bite of oatmeal, forcing it to stay down. It felt as though the oatmeal were turning to butterflies in her stomach. A new school—how she dreaded the first day!
"Relax," Father told her with a smile....
Lois Ann clenched her teeth so hard that her jaws ached.... Mist gather in her eyes.
A new school! A new community! A new church! Will the girls here even like her? The changes in her life seem like more than fourteen-year-old Lois Ann Owen can cope with.
The prospects for acceptance and success would seem more likely to Lois Ann if her family were not so large—seven children! And things were so shabby—if only they had more money to fix things up.
When the obviously rich Hilda bitterly opposes Lois Ann's appearance at Green Hill School, and fears continually stalk Lois Ann because of her Mother's poor health, three enemies—anxiety, frustration, and defeat—seem to be her nearly constant companions. How Lois Ann longs to be free from them, yet she resists the help that her loving parents try to give her.
Read this engrossing story of Lois Ann's search for answers to all of her troubles.
Continued in Year of Growth.