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The Ranch Girls and Their Great Adventure

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,109 / 138 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 406
Added to site: 2011.06.18
mnybks.net#: 30176
Genre: Young Readers
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were. Jack and Frank had two children--the oldest a small boy, something over three years old, and called Jimmie, in honor of Jim Colter, the Ranch Girls' guardian and the one-time overseer and now part owner of the Rainbow Ranch. The baby, who was only a year old, had been named for Olive Van Mater, who had never seen her until her present visit. But there would be no confusion of names, for almost immediately the small brother had rechristened his tiny sister with the charming little name "Vive," which was used for her always. And since Vive was the gayest and liveliest of babies, this name with its translated meaning, "Life" was supposed to be particularly appropriate.

"No, Frieda did not say," Olive Van Mater returned. "But I presume she will cable in a day or so. Frieda will expect you to be in London to meet her. I am sure she will feel much aggrieved if you do not, but I think I won't come along, Jack, if I may stay with the babies."

Lady Kent opened the door of a room.

"Just as yo

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