Caroline and Her Kettle Named Maud Author:Miriam E. Mason When Caroline Howard's family moved to Michigan with the migrating pioneers, everyone received farewell presents. Her uncles (she had seventeen of them!) were given guns. Caroline wanted one too, but she received only a shiny copper kettle. — Caroline had always had great fun with her uncles. They took her riding and fishing and made quite a pet ... more »of her, so when they named their guns, she decided the kettle should have one too, and named it "Maud". Here is the story of how the kettle brought her an exciting adventure and even saved her life much better than a gun.« less
Wonderful book about a young pioneer girl who is surrounded by men and boys, except for her mother. Wholesome tale that deals with how she handles the prevailing view of what is and what is not appropriate for a young lady to participate in. My children (6yo and 3.5 yo) really enjoyed this book!