Our Only May Amelia - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Jennifer L. Holm
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Chapter 1 Summary

The author of this novel, Jennifer L. Holm, was once given a copy of her Aunt Alice Amelia's diary from the year she turned twelve, 1900. Ms. Holm used this diary as the basis for this novel.

Chapter 1. May Amelia has seven brothers, all of them older than her. May Amelia's mother is expecting another baby and May Amelia hopes it will be a girl, even though her father claims he cannot handle another like her. Today is May Amelia's twelfth birthday and she is spending it hiding on Baby Island because her father yelled at her for going up to Armstrong's logging camp. Wilbert finds her there and convinces her to return to the house for the sake of her visiting relatives. May Amelia suggests they try to catch a fish first, but their dog, Bosie, tries to catch the fish himself and...

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