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The Far Side of the Loch: The Martha Years, Book Two (Little House) (original 2000; edition 2007)

by Melissa Wiley

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Title:The Far Side of the Loch: The Martha Years, Book Two (Little House)
Authors:Melissa Wiley
Info:HarperCollins (2007), Paperback, 160 pages
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The Far Side of the Loch by Melissa Wiley (2000)

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This is a story about Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Great Grandmother, Martha Morse, as a little girl in Scotland. It tells a lot about what life was like in Scotland in the late seventeen hundreds for a girl whose father owned a lot of land with tenants, and also includes a lot of literature from the period in the form of stories and songs throughout the book. This book focuses on Martha’s interest in her cousins’ house on the far side of the loch. ( )
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For my father and mother, Murray and Diane Brannon.
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The Stone House, which had been so crowded and jostling earlier in the winter, seemed all empty corners now.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0064407136, Paperback)

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 three generations before Laura's and read the story of Martha Morse, the little girl who would grow up to leave Scotland and start a new life in America, and who would become Laura Ingalls Wilder's great-grandmother.

In The Far Side of Loch seven-year-old Martha is lonely and restless. The Stone House was filled with people during the holidays, but now the cousins have gone home, Martha's father is traveling, her brothers are at school, and her older sister, Grisie, is too busy brooding over her embroidery to pay any attention to Martha. Her new pet hedgehog makes things a bit more fun, and then Father comes home with some thrilling newsand suddenly Martha's house is bustling with excitement!

The Far Side of Loch is the second book in The Martha Years, an ongoing series about another spirited girl from America's most beloved pioneer family.

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Continues the childhood adventures in the Scottish countryside of seven-year-old Martha Morse who would grow up to become the great-grandmother of author Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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