This month's pick for the Classic Read along with the Midnight Garden was A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter. You can follow along or join in the discussion at http://www.themidnightgarden.net or #tmgreadalong on Twitter.
Pages: 336 pages
I love their enthusiasm while picking out dresses, hats, ribbons, and shoes for her and the determination they have to convince Elnora's mother to allow her to keep them or fight her if she wont. There is also Professor Henley, who praises her math skills and helps her get second hand books, and The Bird Woman who buys moth specimens from her. They all provide her the emotional support and love that she so deserves. In the end, it is Elnora's self reliance that is able to get her to raise all the money she needs to get her through graduation.
Elnora is certainly a resourceful girl, who is so determined to graduate and make a better life for herself. Even when new obstacles are thrown in her way, like when her savings runs out and she needs to get college money together, she stills seems to find a way. Elnora is also so very kind hearted and puts faith in her mother. Like when