Abilene Tucker arrives in Manifest, Kansas in 1936 at the height of The Great Depression. Her mother has died, and her father, Gideon Tucker, grew up in Manifest. When he gets a job in another part of the country, he sends Abilene to Manifest to stay with his old friend, Shady Howard.
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WE WILL MEET ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th FROM 6:30 UNTIL 7:30 IN THE EVENING TO DISCUSS RULES AND ENJOY SOME SNACKS.
Meet the Moffats. There is Sylvie, the oldest, the cleverest, and---most days at least---the responsible one; Joey, who though only twelve is the man of the house...sometimes; Janey, who has a terrific upside-down way of looking at the world; And Rufus, who may be the littlest but always gets in the biggest trouble.
It is wartime and Carrie and Nick Willow are sent from London to Wales to protect them from the blitz. While in Wales, they live with "Auntie Lou" and her very strict brother, Mr. Evans. Their friend Albert is luckier, living in Druid's Bottom with Hepzibah Green and the strange Mister Johnny. Gradually they begin to settle into their new surroundings, but then Carrie does the worst thing she ever did in her life...
Join us on Tuesday, July 30th at 6:30 when we will discuss this heartwarming and unforgettable story. Snacks will be served.