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Maud Hart Lovelace

1892 - 1980

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Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1948). Betsy and Joe, a Betsy-Tacy high school story. (Illustrated by Vera Neville). New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898BEJ

Betsy Ray finally gets together with her longtime love interest, Joe Willard. Unfortunately an old friend comes calling for Betsy and she is torn between the two men.

Lovelace, Maud Har. (1943). Betsy and Tacy go downtown. (Illustrated by Lois Lenski). New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898BET

The further adventures of 12-year-old Betsy, Tacy, and Tib as they explore the world beyond their neighborhood and discover the public library, see a real play, and make friends with the owners of the downtown hotel.

Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1942). Betsy and Tacy go over the big hill. (Illustrated by Lois Lenski). New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898BETS

Betsy, Tacy and Tib set out to elect Tib as the "Queen of Summer" and in the process meet new American immigrants and learn to be proud to be Americans, themselves.

Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1946). Betsy in spite of herself : a Betsy-Tacy high school story. (Illusstrated by Vera Neville). New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898BD

Betsy's ambition to be an author is encouraged by her keeping a journal of her sophomore year in high school in 1907.

Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1940). Betsy-Tacy. (Illustrated by Lois Lenski). New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898BE

After Tacy Kelly moves into the house across the street from Betsy Ray, the five-year-olds become inseparable friends.

Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1941). Betsy-Tacy and Tib. (Illustrated by Lois Lenski). New York, Thomas, Y: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898BEC.

After Tib Muller moves into the town where Betsy Ray and Tacy Kelly live, the eight-year-olds never quarrel, even when learning to fly--from the limb of a tree.

Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1955). Betsy's wedding. New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898BW

Betsy returns from a trip to Europe to marry Joe. They settle down -- with his problems with his job, her problems with cooking, and the oncoming fear of war.

Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1945). Heaven to Betsy; a Betsy-Tacy high school story. (Illustrated by Vera Neville). New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898HE

The adventures of Betsy and Tacy in their first year of high school.

Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1951). The trees kneel at Christmas. New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898TR

Grandmother tells her two grandchildren about how the trees kneel in Syria at Christmas, but not in Brooklyn where the people don't have enough faith. So children go to the park in secret to see what really happens.

Lovelace, Maud Hart. (1950). The tune is in the tree. New York: Crowell. INTR-FIC L898TU

Annie Jo was an ordinary little girl -- until the day her parents weren't home and the babysitter sprained her ankle. Once the birds took over taking care of her, Annie Jo learned to fly.

 

Author Information

Maud Hart Lovelace (1892-1980). (1981). In Something about the author, Vol. 23, pp. 120. Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database and REF PN451 .S6 v. 23.

Maud Hart Lovelace (1892-1980). (1971). In Something about the author, Vol. 2, pp. 181-182. Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database and REF PN451 .S6 v. 2.

 

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