When tradegy befalls the Graeme family, young Jennifer suddenly finds herself in the position of head of the house over her six younger brothers and sisters. When she overhears her relatives making plans to take over the family estate and split her family up, Jennifer decides it is time to act. They must run away!
Finally, hidden from prying relatives and strangers in a small cottage in the mountains, Jennifer and her family seem to be safe--until disaster strikes! One of the youngest children gets lost in the forest, and another falls dangerously ill. But, miraculously, in the midst of fear and despair, Jennifer finds the true source of strength--and an unexpected love.
again grace livingston hill is a author of christian romance for young teens to adult.
A good book. This shows the closeness of a family who have lost both parents in an accident. The relatives want to separate the seven children and send them to boarding schools or with unwanted governesses. The oldest daughter is almost 21and wants to keep the family together, however, the law states she has to be 21. The whole family runs away together and the book tells about all the situations, good or bad they get into while they are hiding out.