With two children to care for Papa puts an advertisement in the paper for a wife. Sarah from Maine answers the ad. They communicate through letters and then Sarah comes to visit for a month in the Spring.
She brings with her a cat named Seal, music, shells and nests of curls, and roses safe from a storm. She brings smiles and adventure and fun but Sarah, is plain and tall and in love with the sea. Will she ever be able to give it up for a family she doesn’t even know? Will Sarah stay? You’ll have to read the book and find out.
This is a lovely, lovely book. It takes place on the prairie and Little House fans will absolutely adore it.