Anna and Caleb welcome their father's mail-order bride, Sarah, to their prairie family but worry that she will want to return East.
Gr. 3-5. In a near-perfect miniature novel, two children experience the apprehensions and joys of the possibility of a new mother, when their father invites a mail-order bride to their prairie home.
Gr. 3^-5. Two children experience apprehension and joy at the possibility of having a new mother when their father invites a mail-order bride to their prairie home.
Papa's mail-order bride arrives, and Caleb and Anna hope she will make the prairie her home despite her homesickness for Maine.