Category Archives: Family

Three Children’s Stories

Fred Hill #314 FAM 1996.001 In Three Children’s Stories, “Tommy Gets A Tyranosaur” is a moral tale. The hostility between Tommy and his parents is mediated by a mischievous pet tyranosaur. “Umbrella Picnic” is about a family enjoying a picnic … Continue reading

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Koralina’s Journey

Helen Barden #306 FAM 1994.003 A, B Koralina’s Journey is the fictionalized biography of a Swedish immigrant’s journey through life from her “crossing” at age 16 in 1869, the raising of her large family; first in Galesburg, ILL., then to … Continue reading

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The House at the Bottom of the Hill and Halfway Up

Margaret Krider #302 FAM 1994.002 The House at the Bottom of the Hill and Halfway Up is an autobiography of remembered incidents of an artist/teacher who, as a child during the twenties and thirties writes brief stories of those times. … Continue reading

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A Simpler Time and Place

Martha Sexton #294 FAM 1994.001 A Simpler Time and Place is the story of my life and a loving marriage which endured for 55 years, through the good times and the bad.

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The Bastards of Forrester’s Cross

R.(on) Mahan #285 FAM 1993.003 A, B Piper Collins father has finally died, but the death has not brought the expected peace of mind for the son. Piper would willingly erase the memories, but others have quite different ideas in … Continue reading

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Rye’s American Star

Cheryl Willet #284.5 FAM 1993.003 A, B Rye’s American Star is a realistic portrayal of three generations of Irish-American women committed to family in the late 1800′s. Constance O’Neill is seemingly forever burdened with many family questions and memories. The … Continue reading

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Book of Memories

Leo R. Abair #275 FAM 1993.001 Book of Memories is an attempt to capture the true spirit of a rare human being, Father Edward L. Hebert, a Roman Catholic priest serving parishes throughout the state of Vermont from 1938-1967. The … Continue reading

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Sister Taylor, Sister Starlight

Jennifer Gibbons #263 FAM 1992.004 Taylor Calloway is a rich debutante who lives in Clarent, California. Starlight Hawkins is a bohemian who lives in Ashland, Oregon. These two women are sisters, but are strangers to each other until a family … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Gladys Hunt #259 FAM 1992.003 Random Thoughts is a collection well-named, I think, of random thoughts–my musings, my rememberances cover a wide range, from friendships and families to places and things. Always, I have written about things that have been … Continue reading

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The View from White Mountain

Norallah Downing #248 FAM 1992.002 I’ve always been a writer. As a child my “novels” were take-offs on my mother’s Redbook magazine that I don’t recall impressed anyone but Uncle Harold, the town dog catcher. Now I am an adult … Continue reading

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