Secret in the Maple Tree Author:A Beka Book Secret in the Maple Tree is a delightful story based mainly upon the childhood experiences of Mrs. Ebertina Erickson Nordtvedt, the author's Mother - in - law. The author chose the fictitious name, Hilda, to relate this story based upon Mrs. Nordtvedt's memoirs. — Boys and girls enjoy the story's old fashioned flavor tempered with modern appeal.... more » All feel as if Hilda is a special friend and eagerly desire to read more about her.« less
A Christian textbook ministry designed to meet the need for Christian textbooks & teaching aids. The story is based mainly upon childhood experiences of Mrs. Ebertina Nordtvedt, the author's mother-law - her memoirs. Hilda's parents were immigrants from Norway who came to the U.S. in the late 1800's via the Restoration ship. (It is a story compared to the Mayflower.) The story is one that children can relate to in an old-fashioned manner & appeal with Christian values. A glossary is at back of book. A great read for children.