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Highacres (Dramatic Reading)

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The story of a young mountain girl and her first year of city living and going to a high school. She knows nothing of town life, but she had dreams and longs to learn more and discover what the world is like outside of her mountain home. Go with her to the Westley's home, where she finds everyone kind, except the Wesley's oldest daughter, Isobel, who is proud and snubs her. With determination, and courage she enjoys her first year, and longs to continue at Highacres.

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HIGHACRES

by

JANE D. ABBOTT

Author of "Keineth," "Larkspur" and "Happy House"

With Illustrations by Harriet Roosevelt Richards

Philadelphia and London J. B. Lippincott Company

Copyright, 1920, by J. B. Lippincott Company

Printed by J. B. Lippincott Company At the Washington Square Press Philadelphia, U. S. A.

TO THOSE DEAR CHUMS

"WRITE A STORY ABOUT SCHOOL," YOU ASKED ME. "WRITE A STORY IN WHICH THE HEROINE HAS A MOTHER AND A FATHER WE'RE SO TIRED OF POOR ORPHANS," YOU BEGGED. I HAVE TRIED TO DO IT, ASKING YOUR FORGIVENESS FOR ONE LITTLE STEP FATHER. TO YOU I AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATE THE STORY

[Illustration: AMID THE UNFORGETTABLE SHOUTS OF THE BOYS AND GIRLS SHE SLID EASILY ON DOWN THE TRAIL]

CONTENTS

I. KETTLE MOUNTAIN

II. SUNNYSIDE

III. ON THE ROAD TO COBBLE

IV. THE WESTLEYS

V. JERRY'S WISH COMES TRUE

VI. NEW FACES

VII. HIGHACRES

VIII. SCHOOL

IX. THE SECRET DOOR

X. THE DEBATE

XI. AUNT MARIA

XII. THE PARTY

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