Song of the Brook Author:Matilda Nordtvedt In this fascinating sequel to Secret in the Maple Tree we follow Hilda and her family from their home on a Minnesota farm to a country place near Bellingham, Washington. Hilda becomes envious of the grandeur of their relatives' home and life style until she realizes how satisfying her simple joys are: listening to the brook, talking to God by he... more »r window, exploring the woods with John, and doing something original for the closing program at school.
It is hard to imagine a world without cars, electricity, and indoor bathrooms, but readers will find that in spite of these differences, people were really no different from us today. The principles of God's Word that helped Hilda solve her problems will also help the readers solve theirs and enable them to live happily in imperfect situations as Hilda did.
This book may be read independently of Secret in the Maple Tree. Once you read one book about Hilda and her family, however, you will probably want to read more.« less