Homeward the Seeking Heart

Homeward the Seeking Heart

Large Print - 2000
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Good, clean fiction: fiction that appeals to all ages, and is appropriate for all ages to read. Dealing with modern life and all its issues in the context of Christian morality, its editorial focus is well-written, compelling, and entertaining fiction with a moral message.

In spring 1890, three eight-year-old girls leave overcrowded, bleak Greystone Orphanage near Boston and set out together on the "Orphan Train", heading West to adoptive homes. Along the way shy Laurel, vivacious Toddy and scholarly Kit make a vow to be "forever friends". This is Toddy's story -- the precious gift of hope. Left at Greystone by her actress mother, exuberant Toddy joins the household of a wealthy, reserved widow who seeks a companion for her invalid granddaughter. Although her presence brings much joy to their gloomy home, happiness seems to elude Toddy ...

Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2000, c1990
Characteristics: 291 p. (large print) ; 23 cm
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 0786225319 (lg.print : hc : alk. paper)


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