Book Highlight – Freckles

This month I have chosen a classic, Freckles by Gene Stratton Porter. This is part of it’s synopsis from the Focus on the Family edition taken from GoodReads.com.

“Into a majestic forest wanders an orphaned young man known only as “Freckles.” Arriving at the logging camp of Mr. McLean, he persuades the man to give him a job guarding the prized lumber, though Freckles has only one hand. Despite harsh conditions, Freckles soon falls in love with the forest, as well as a beautiful young girl. But he wonders if she could ever love someone like him–crippled, with no family or identity. A surprising turn of events leads Freckles to discover his courage, as well as answers to his mysterious past. Freckles … remains an unforgettable story of love, courage, and adventure.”

This book can be checked out from the Mt. Pleasant Public library, or can be downloaded legally from Project Gutenberg. You can check out more reviews from Amazon and GoodReads as well.

Brother Zundel

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