That lovely redhead, Caddie Woodlawn, is back! Now there are more frontier adventures with the heroine of the Newbery Medal novel Caddie Woodlawn! The high-spirited Caddie is back with her lively siblings for some amusing escapades. Here are fourteen new stories about frontier life with the seven Woodlawn children. They romp through the pages, discovering a secret horde of watermelons long after melon season, engaging in cattail fights, and adopting baby animals. You'll also hear of a young preacher doing a favor for a wandering Indian, a poor girl revealing a suprising talent at a medicine show, and Caddie ruining her new dress at the Independence Day celebration. Magical Melons is sure to capture your attention and your heart.
Carol Ryrie Brink was the author of many books for young readers, including Caddie Woodlawn's Family, the companion volume to Caddie Woodlawn, and Baby Island.