the Puddingstone Dam - The Charlotte Years
By Melissa Wiley
The Little House
books have captivated millions of readers with their story of Laura Ingalls,
a pioneer girl growing up on the American frontier. Now travel back two
generations before Laura's and read the story of Charlotte Tucker, the
young eastern girl who would grow up to move west to the frontier and
who would become Laura Ingalls Wilder's grandmother.
has always lived on Tide Mill Lane and can't imagine her home being anywhere
else. She is delighted when a school for young ladies opens nearby. The
prospect of a new baby brother and the sudden reappearance of a long-lost
relative combine to complete Charlotte's world.
But a new dam connecting
Roxbury and Boston turns Tide Mill Lane into a noisy, messy construction
site, and Charlotte's parents are worried about what this will mean for
Across the Puddingstone
Dam is the fourth book in The Charlotte Years, an ongoing series about another
spirited girl from America's most beloved pioneer family.