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Name:  Mary E. Penson  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;

Born: Riverside, Illinois

-- Mary E. Penson on WorldCat --

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Martha Mary Overstreet, M.D. /
ISBN: 0875653456. OCLC Number: 71350291

TCU Press,. .

In northern Texas in the 1880s, Martha must overcome many obstacles when she decides to become a doctor rather than marry a farmer, bear children every year, and die young as most women do.

You're an orphan, Mollie Brown :
ISBN: 0585237034. OCLC Number: 44955075

Eakin Press,. .

When her mother dies, Molly is left with kin in north Texas in the early 1870s and as she gets older all she can think about is finding a way to make a home for her father and her twin brother.