Susanna's Candlestick Author:Lillie V. Albrecht Susanna had only one keepsake to bring to the wilderness of the New England: her candlestick. But when a gypsy foretold, "The light will show you the way," her candlestick seemed very special indeed. Susanna carries her candlestick through a long journey filled with danger and excitement. She meets kindness and cruelty, understanding and prej... more »udice, until at last, she finds in the gypsy's words an unexpected meaning.
Lillie V. Albrecht, the author of many historical books for young readers, has written a story that is both enthralling and authentic in its portrayal of life in the New England of 1663. Her book is an excellent supplement for study of the very early colonial period, but most youngsters will read it for sheer pleasure.« less