Toliver's Secret Author:Esther Wood Brady "Look, Ellen Toliver," Grandfather said quietly, "I wouldn't send you off to do something that was dangerous. I love you too much for that. It might take courage for you to sail across the Bay. But it isn't dangerous." — "But I'd be too scared to do a thing like that myself," Ellen protested. "You know how scared I get." She kept her head do... more »wn so he couldn't see her eyes. "I don't have courage like other people."
"We get over fear," said Grandfather, "by doing things we think we cannot do. THese are trying times, Ellen. Many people are doing things they thought they never could do."
It was hard to think of an answer. If they made her go, would she ever get back again?« less