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Popular Stories By AMY BROOKS. Each Beautifully Illustrated by the Author.

The Randy Books. THREE VOLUMES READY. 12MO. CLOTH. STRIKING COVER DESIGN BY THE AUTHOR.

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[Illustration: “With the Book upon her Lap, and one Arm around her Little Sister” Page 24]

RANDY’S SUMMER

A STORY FOR GIRLS

BY

AMY BROOKS

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY THE AUTHOR

BOSTON LEE AND SHEPARD, PUBLISHERS 1902

Copyright, 1900, by Lee and Shepard. All Rights Reserved. RANDY’S SUMMER.

Norwood Press J. S. Cushing & Co.—Berwick & Smith Norwood Mass. U.S.A.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I Randy and the Fairy Tales 1 II At the Brook 16 III Randy at Church 37 IV Prue’s Mishap 52 V Helen Dayton’s Call 70 VI The Picnic 88 VII Randy Outwits Jason Meade 111 VIII Tableaux 124 IX Callers 146 X The Apple Bee 173 XI An Unexpected Visitor 199 XII A Wedding Feast 218

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

“With the book upon her lap, and one arm around her little sister” Frontispiece

Randy and Prue started for the brook 23

Prue counts the daisies on Miss Dayton’s hat 46

Randy carrying Prue in her arms 58

On the way to the picnic 98

“Nearer to the wall she crept” 115

“There stood Randy as the demure little maid” 139

Prue and Tabby reading the Fairy Book 170

“‘Why don’t you send the little girl a letter?’” 191

“At the head of a long table stood Helen Dayton” 225

RANDY’S SUMMER

CHAPTER I—RANDY AND THE FAIRY TALES

“Randy! Randy! where are you?” came in shrill, high pitched tones from the kitchen.

The girl on the wooden seat just outside the door neither moved nor heeded, so engrossed in her book was she.

“Ran dee!” This time there was a rising inflection on the last syllable. Slowly the girl’s forefinger followed along the line which she was reading. A quick step across the kitchen, and a tall, angular woman appeared in the doorway, wiping her hands on her blue checked apron.

“Why, Randy Weston! Here I’ve been callin’ and callin’ to you, and you’re right here at the door and never heard at all, I’ll warrant you. What’s that you’re readin’?”

“Oh, mother, I’m sorry I didn’t hear you,” said Randy, her face still aglow with the thought of the fascinating tale; “but the story was so wonderful that I never knew you called me... Continue reading book >>




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