The author relates how he and his Moscow family rescued Martha, a crow with a broken wing, and how she joined their household.
This book explores the importance of carrying things as well as babies and of lending a helping hand by sharing a load.
After perishing in a boating accident, two 16-year-old girls, both named Marie, ask God to allow them to return to earth where they intervene in the lives of villagers.
When her mother has a new baby, Elizabeti is given charge of her younger brother and finds it more difficult to take care him than it was to care for her rock doll. Sequel to Elizabeti’s doll, and followed by Elizabeti’s school.
Sent by her mother to the edge of the Niger to gather rushes for the Ceremony of Beginnings, Nsia encounters many distractions, until the ancestors’ spirits guide her on her way to becoming a wise little woman.