Little Britches: Shaking the Nickel Bush

“Nobody likes to go back to his hometown dead broke, but I’d made up my mind to do it anyway. That was in St. Joseph, Missouri, and the night before the Fourth of July, in 1919. And that's why I was lying flat in a ditch in the freight yards, a couple of blocks beyond … Continue reading Little Britches: Shaking the Nickel Bush

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Little Britches #5: Fields of Home

In my review of the fourth book in Ralph Moody’s Little Britches series, Mary Emma and Company, I said goodbye to young Ralph. That book closed the chapter on Ralph’s childhood. Fields of Home chronicles Ralph’s debut into young manhood. No longer a child but not yet a man, this chapter of Ralph’s life extends … Continue reading Little Britches #5: Fields of Home

Little Britches #4: Mary Emma and Company

Mentoring is a critical theme woven throughout the first half of the Little Britches series. Despite the incredible hardships that his family endures, Ralph Moody is very clear that God always looked out for them and rewarded their faithfulness in interesting ways. In new places and new circumstances, God not only provided the work requisite … Continue reading Little Britches #4: Mary Emma and Company