Cultivating Hope: Homesteading on the Great Plains (Planting Dreams Series) (Paperback)

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Cultivating Hope: Homesteading on the Great Plains (Planting Dreams Series) (Paperback)

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This is book number 2 in the Planting Dreams series.

Can you imagine being isolated in the middle of treeless grassland with only a dirt roof over your head? Having to feed your children with whatever wild plants or animals you could find living on the prairie? Sweating to plow the sod, plant the seed, cultivate the crop- only to lose it all by a hailstorm right before you harvest it? This second book in the Planting Dreams series portrays Swedish immigrant Charlotta Johnson as she and her husband build a farmstead on the Kansas prairie. This family faced countless challenges as they homestead on America's Great Plains during the 1800s. Years of hard work develop the land and improve the quality of life for her family- but not with a price.
Linda K. Hubalek has written ten historical fiction books about pioneer women that homesteaded in Kansas in the 1800s. Her book series include: Butter in the Well, Trail of Thread, and Planting Dreams. Hubalek lives in Kansas and continues to research and write about the women who made the prairie their home.

Product Details ISBN: 9781480094925
ISBN-10: 1480094927
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: October 12th, 2012
Pages: 134
Language: English
Series: Planting Dreams