Nora's Ribbon of Memories (Keepsake Legacies Series) [NOOK Book]

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A Secret Past, A Heartwarming Journey of Discovery — Recorded in a “Charm String” of Antique Buttons

Nebraska during the pioneer days was no place for a girl on her own. Yet Nora O’Dell was only fifteen years old when she ran away from her father’s farm and headed north to the city of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Strong-minded and willing to work hard, Nora’s talent with a needle and...
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Nora's Ribbon of Memories (Keepsake Legacies Series)

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Overview

A Secret Past, A Heartwarming Journey of Discovery — Recorded in a “Charm String” of Antique Buttons

Nebraska during the pioneer days was no place for a girl on her own. Yet Nora O’Dell was only fifteen years old when she ran away from her father’s farm and headed north to the city of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Strong-minded and willing to work hard, Nora’s talent with a needle and thread opened unexpected doors of opportunity — and led her to success in business. But Nora’s heart was hungry for more than money: she wanted a love that would banish loneliness. Nora memorialized her quest by sewing significant buttons on a keepsake ribbon — each one a precious reminder of a lesson learned on the way to her heart’s desire.

In the spirit of Sarah’s Patchwork and Karyn’s Memory Box, Nora’s Ribbon of Memories continues the Keepsake Legacies Series with a heartwarming story of a young woman seeking lasting happiness nearly a century and a half ago.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013384613
  • Publisher: Greenbrier Book Company
  • Publication date: 9/17/2011
  • Series: Keepsake Legacies Series, #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 277,724
  • File size: 378 KB

Meet the Author

Stephanie Grace Whitson is a native of southern Illinois who has lived in Nebraska since 1975. She’s loved to write virtually all of her life, but began writing fiction (what she calls “playing with imaginary friends”) when, as a result of teaching her four homeschooled children Nebraska history, she was personally encouraged and challenged by the lives of pioneer women in the West.

Since her first book, Walks the Fire, was published in 1995, Stephanie’s fiction titles have often appeared on bestseller lists and been finalists for the Christy Award, the Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award, and ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year.

Her first nonfiction work, How to Help a Grieving Friend, is now available from Greenbrier Books.

In addition to serving in her local church and keeping up with keeping up with five grown children, their spouses, and their perfect children (i.e., Stephanie’s grandchildren), Stephanie enjoys motorcycle trips with her husband Dan, her family, and her church friends. (Yes! She does own and ride a Honda Magna cruiser.) Her passionate interests in pioneer women’s history, antique quilts, and French, Italian, and Hawaiian language and culture generate endless story-telling possibilities.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French with minors in English and Music from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and will receive her Masters degree in history from Wesleyan University in the spring of 2012.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2014

    Wow

    Just wow.

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    Posted June 11, 2013

    Excellent book!

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book by Stephanie Grace Whitson. This book is easy to read, interesting, and a fun book to read. I highly recommend it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2000

    Great 'Feel Good' Story With Adventure

    This was my first experience with this wonderful author. After getting so drawn in, falling in love with all the characters and the great storyline, I am definitely HOOKED on Stephanie Grace Whitson's clean, moral Christian novels. I hated that the book ended, though I'm sure the story hasn't as yet done so. I loved it!!! Have to read all of her books now.

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