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Riddle of the prairie bride
In 1878, twelve-year-old Ida Kate and her widowed father welcome a mail-order bride and her baby to their Kansas homestead, but Ida Kate soon suspects that the bride is not the woman with whom Papa has corresponded.
|Statement||by Kathryn Reiss.|
|Series||History mysteries 12. Riddle of the prairie bride, History mysteries -- 12.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||161 p. :|
|Number of Pages||161|
|ISBN 10||1584853093, 1584853085|
|LC Control Number||00045643|
Crooked River. I have been told I have the look of a cat, she'd written, although I cannot be around cats without sneezing! Some were soldiers. The canvas bag bumped against her side with each step as she headed right toward Ida Kate and Papa. Sometimes Martha Ruppenthal, Ida Kate's friend who lived on the property adjoining the Demings', would walk over to visit Ida Kate and keep her updated on what was happening at school.
But, of course, Mrs. The doctor, horrified at the possibility of being forced to marry an Indian wife, refers to them as a different species, not homo sapiens. With the encouragement of a friend, the child finds increasing evidence that the bride is not who she claims to be. Mentor Writing Traits: 1 Conventions — The author uses a large amount of dialogue between the main characters to tell the story, and strictly adheres to proper grammar and writing conventions. Auch, Mary Jane.
Could it be that the train has derailed somewhere along the line—? What would she be wearing? Some were cowboys. Ellen Wade - The niece of Esther's deceased first husband husband's sister's daughter who lives with them as their ward since she was orphaned. Now someone new will share their lives, along with the seemingly endless chores. Since her mother died Ida Kate has had to take over all the household chores: mending, cooking, baking, laundry, gardening and many other chores usually done by the mother.
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He deserves happiness. Murphy, Jim. Ishmael Bush - Rugged immigrant. Would she and Papa recognize Mrs. Ida Kate confides her worries to Martha.
Fairchild better. But, of course, Mrs. Twenty minutes, and three days, and six months, and two years, thought Ida Kate, shoving her fists down deep into the pockets of her best dress. Prairie Songs and My Daniel. Cullen, Lynn. She wanted to look pretty. Fairchild was described in the letters.
She met and befriended Caroline Fairchild when they worked at the factory together. Their families would follow later.
Plot[ edit ] The story opens with Ishmael, his family, Ellen and Abiram slowly making their way across the Riddle of the prairie bride book prairies of the Midwest looking for a homestead, just two years after the Louisiana Riddle of the prairie bride bookand during the time of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The baby boy was just a year old, she'd written. It's a very big step to take. Before they return to the butte, Ishmael and his family go looking for his eldest son, Asa, whom they find murdered. Gregory, Kristiana. She had grown up as the daughter of a wealthy southern planter, and no doubt her family had owned slaves.
Obed Bat Latinized as Battius - a physician-naturalist. Ida Kate was wearing her best going-to-church dress. A Lantern in Her Hand. It seemed they had been waiting for hours already, though when Papa reached into his vest, his pocket watch confirmed it had been only twenty minutes.
She wanted to look presentable for Caroline Fairchild. The Water Seeker. They both missed Mama's quiet presence, her stories in the evening around the fire, her cheerful touches of flowers in jugs to brighten the dark interior of the sod house.
Synopsis The Kansas prairie in is the setting for this mystery about a girl who gets a new stepmother--a woman who may not be what she appearsIda Kate Deming lives on the Kansas prairie with her father. Hard-heart refuses, kills Weucha, and flees the village.
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