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A Wonderful Woman

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 8



Appeared in

Flame on the Frontier: Short Stories of Pioneer Women

Story Summary

Crossing the plains on their westward journey, a father, his young son and two daughters are nearly out of food when a runaway woman wants to join them. Pa hates the thought of another mouth to feed but finds Mary worth her weight in gold when she saves the children during his absence.