Once Upon a Summer Author:Janette Oke Sure, it is unusual to have an eighteen-year-old mother when your'e twelve. But when you're an orphan and she's your aunt- and the only mother you've ever had-well, as I expained, it had worked out real well. — That's why I got so riled up when I heard Grandpa and Uncle Charlie talkin' about findin' a fella for Auntie Lou! — You see, somethin' ha... more »d to be done! I couln't just sit back and watch our special family get broken up. But with Grandpa and Uncle Charlie workin' so hard to get Auntie Lou married off, I really had my job cut out for me.
Then, when that poor preacher came along, it really got complicated....
But, anyway, it's all here in the story. It'll make you laugh sometimes, but I don't mind. And sometimes you might even cry a little. But I think you'll understand why I did what I did-chances are, you know too what it means to be scared and lonely and worried about changes.
And maybe you'll find out what I found out- about the best kind of family, I mean.« less