Juvenile Library Girls Series
d her--and there was no one who knew her who did not love her--but her activity obliged her caretakers to be incessantly on the alert. Miss Merriam, the skilled young woman from the School of Mothercraft, who had pulled her through her period of greatest feebleness, now found herself sometimes quite outdone by the energy of her little charge.
The Ethels were always glad to relieve her of her responsibilities for an hour or two, and it was the afternoon of the day after Roger had reported his plan to the Club that found the cousins strolling down Church Street, "Ayleesabet" between them, clinging to a finger of each, not to help her stand upright but to serve as a pair of supports from which she might swing herself off the ground.
"See! She lifted her whole weight then!" exclaimed Ethel Blue. "We shall have to give up calling her 'baby' soon. She's becoming an acrobat!"
"It's all due to Miss Merriam. I wish she didn't look so tired the last few days."
Ethel Blue made no reply. She guessed some
This book seems to pick up mid-series about a group of young people from well to do families who have formed a club to help others.
It's interesting enough, but as we're launched straight in with no background information I found it difficult to identify with any characters.
There are lengthy descriptions of how to build furniture from old boxes, should you so wish.