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For Mags and Cody, summer has always meant long golden days with Gramps and Grandma at the farm on the ridge, where the wheat fields stretch to the horizon and bluebirds sing from the old wood fence.
But now Grandma has died and Gramps is selling off his fields one by one, and the bluebirdsno longer at home in Grandma’s abandoned garden of tangled weedsare gone. How can Mags and Cody bring them back, bring everything back?
This rich picture book, the collaboration of a master storyteller and an immensely gifted artist, offers readers of all ages hope, comfort, and the renewal that can come with great patience and love.
Take a journey through time with seven women who left their indelible imprints on the past. Their history is a story and more. They were farmers and artists and missionaries and storytellers. They fought many battles but never in any wars. They were devout and determined and tireless and beloved. They were brave beyond compare. Betsy Hearne and Bethanne Andersen both make their picture-book debuts in this empowering, beautifully illustrated account of seven unforgettable women.