Hilda and John are back and ready for more adventures! In this sequel to Secret in the Maple Tree, Hilda and her family move from their farm in Minnesota to the hills of Washington. With no cars, electricity, or indoor bathrooms, Hilda struggles with the sin of envy, which your child will be able to see her overcome. With the predominant theme of being content with what God has given you, your child will be able to follow the life of Hilda and learn to be thankful for God’s blessings.
Though Song of the Brook is a sequel to Secret in the Maple Tree (gr. 3), it can be read independently. The Homeschool Language Arts 4 Curriculum/Lesson Plans recommends that fourth graders read Song of the Brook for their first short-form book report. Christian fiction written by Matilda Nordtvedt. 119 pages. Digital Edition available. Gr 4.