By Susan Meissner
A appealing shawl, handed down during the generations, connects ladies who examine that the load of the area is made bearable by means of the affection we supply away....
September 1911. On Ellis Island in big apple Harbor, nurse Clara wooden can't face returning to big apple, the place the fellow she enjoyed fell to his loss of life within the Triangle Shirtwaist hearth. Then, whereas taking good care of a fevered immigrant whose personal loss mirrors hers, she turns into intrigued through a reputation embroidered onto the headband he carries…and unearths herself stuck in a obstacle that compels her to confront the reality in regards to the assumptions she's made. Will what she learns devastate her or unfastened her?
September 2011. On Manhattan's higher West part, widow Taryn Michaels has confident herself that she resides totally, operating in an enthralling distinctiveness textile shop and elevating her daughter by myself. Then a long-lost picture seems in a countrywide journal, and he or she is pressured to relive the negative day her husband died within the cave in of the area alternate Towers…the related day a stranger reached out and stored her. Will an opportunity reconnection and a century-old shawl open Taryn's eyes to the bigger forces at paintings in her life?
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Young Sam: Then what are we gonna do? 37 Zeke: You won’t find proper freedom till you get over into Canada. My job’s to help you along your way. Come on, get aboard the train. Young Sam: Train? I don’t see a train. Young Ellie: Are we getting on the railroad at last? Zeke: What do you mean “at last”? Where do you think you’ve been all this time? The friendly folks who helped, those were conductors. And the shelter those folks gave you were stations. And the pathways with signs and signals, those were tracks.
Peg Leg Joe: (singing) The river ends between two hills, Follow the Drinking Gourd. There’s another river on the other side, Follow the Drinking Gourd. Old Sam: I peeked out through the crack between the cabinet doors. Young Ellie: What do you seen, Sam? 30 Young Sam: We’re driving through a valley. The river’s nothing more than a trickle. And we’re between two hills, sure enough. Old Ellie: After a while, the wagon ground to a stop. Peg Leg Joe: (singing) There’s another river on the other side, Follow the Drinking Gourd.
Before that, many slaves found their way north by following the Big Dipper, or the Drinking Gourd as they called it. Our story begins in 1880 with Old Ellie and Old Sam, two escaped slaves who share their brave story along the path to freedom called the Underground Railroad. Reading dramatic literature is a fun way to get into the writer’s mind — and the director’s role. Setting the Stage for Fluency gives readers a front-row seat to visualize a story, contemplate setting, and imagine characters’ actions.
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner