Prairie Bloomin': The Prairie Blossoms for an Immigrant's Daughter (Butter in the Well Series)

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Popular Kansas author Linda K. Hubalek continues the story of a Swedish immigrant family in Prairie Bloomin', (formerly titled Prarieblomman) the second book in the Butter in the Well series. Homesteading the Kansas prairie in 1869, Prairie Bloomin' features the diary of young Alma Swenson, as she grows up on the Kansas prairie that her parents homesteaded. Hubalek grew up in this same house, researching the land and family that lived on the farm before her.
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Overview

Popular Kansas author Linda K. Hubalek continues the story of a Swedish immigrant family in Prairie Bloomin', (formerly titled Prarieblomman) the second book in the Butter in the Well series. Homesteading the Kansas prairie in 1869, Prairie Bloomin' features the diary of young Alma Swenson, as she grows up on the Kansas prairie that her parents homesteaded. Hubalek grew up in this same house, researching the land and family that lived on the farm before her.
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Editorial Reviews

Larry Hatteberg
"...new understanding of the link between our history and the people who, just like us, brought laughter and tears to the Kansas prairie. In Prärieblomman, we find a piece of our heritage." -Larry Hatteberg, Broadcast Journalist, KAKE-TV, Wichita KS
Andrea Glen
“In the book Prarieblomman, Hubalek takes the reader on a journey to another time and place with this sequel to Butter in the Well. Swedish traditions are intertwined with tidbits from Kansas history in this unique historical diary.” Andrea Glen, Editor of KANSAS! Magazine.
Anders Neumueller
"Prärieblomman is a tender and touching diary...Hubalek has succeeded in blowing life into both Alma and the fascinating times she lived through. Hubalek's books give Swedish-Americans a perspective on the past..." – Anders Neumueller, Swedish Press, Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781480093829
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/12/2012
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Linda K. Hubalek has written ten historical fiction books about pioneer women that homesteaded in Kansas in the 1800s. Her book series include: Butter in the Well, Trail of Thread, and Planting Dreams.
Hubalek lives in Kansas and continues to research and write about the women who made the prairie their home.
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