Roses for Mama Author:Janette Oke It had all turned out to be so strange, so ironic. Angela Peterson's family had moved west because her mother had not been well and the doctor said the cooler, clear air of the region might be easier on her lungs. Her father sold the farm and loaded everything they could take with them in three wagons. They found a new land and a new life, set... more »ting about to build another farm.
Her mother's health did improve - at least for awhile. Then a winter's cold put her back in bed and it became clear she only had months to live. Angela was just fourteen at the time, and in those intervening months her mother tried to prepare her for the responsibility of raising three young siblings. But no one dreamed that something would happen to their father....« less