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Mary E. Penson

Born: Riverside, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: N/A

Biography: N/A


Primary Audience(s): Children; Children

Mary E. Penson on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Martha Mary Overstreet, M.D. /
ISBN: 0875653456 OCLC: 71350291

TCU Press, Fort Worth : ©2007.

In northern Texas in the 1880s, Martha must overcome many obstacles when she decides to become a doctor rather than marry a farmer, bear children every year, and die young as most women do.

  You're an orphan, Mollie Brown :
ISBN: 0585237034 OCLC: 44955075

Eakin Press, Austin, Tex. : ©1993.

When her mother dies, Molly is left with kin in north Texas in the early 1870s and as she gets older all she can think about is finding a way to make a home for her father and her twin brother.