Elsie Mae Has Something to Say eBook Ý Hardcover Read Ý Nancy J Cavanaugh

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Elsie Mae Has Something to Say eBook Ý Hardcover Read Ý Nancy J. Cavanaugh ✓ ❮EPUB❯ ❃ Elsie Mae Has Something to Say ✾ Author Nancy J. Cavanaugh – Goproled.co.uk Elsie Mae is determined to save her beloved Okefenokee Swamp but is she willing to accept theElsie Mae is determined to save her beloved Okefenokee Swamp but is she willing to accept the unexpected?Elsie Mae has long treasured summers with her grandparents in the Okefenokee Swamp so she is devastated to hear that a shipping company plans to build a canal right through it What will that mean for Elsie Mae loves spending summers with her grandparents at the Okefenokee Swamp She's a city girl from a large family and here she has complete freedom and she can be herself Because hardly anyone notices Elsie Mae at home she wants to do something brave she'd like to be a hero for once When the swamp is in trouble because someone wants to destroy it for financial gain she writes a letter to the president hoping this will make a difference for both the swampers and herself Is it enough for others to notice Elsie Mae though?Henry James has been left by his parents and Elsie Mae isn't happy she won't have her grandparents' undivided attention for the summer after all He wants to be a preacher and keeps uoting the Bible Elsie Mae is still looking for a moment of glory and when hog thieves are stealing people's livelihoods she wants to be the one to catch them Together with Henry James she goes after the criminals Will Elsie Mae become a hero like she planned and if she does is being a hero what she wanted or is it tougher than she thought it would be?Elsie Mae Has Something to Say is a beautiful story Elsie Mae is a strong smart and brave girl Together with Henry James she has many fantastic adventures Most of them are pretty risky and I loved the tension Nancy J Cavanaugh has put into her story Elsie Mae and Henry James come to an understanding before getting to know each other well I liked that approach of friendship a lot They both enjoy good food and they love animals but Henry James is a devout person and Elsie Mae is after being noticed This is a fabulous combination that leads to many fantastic scenes and plenty of amazing dialogue I really enjoyed their story and couldn't wait to find out if they'd catch the hog thieves and if the president actually read Elsie Mae's letterNancy J Cavanaugh has a fantastic descriptive writing style I was immediately captivated by the Okefenokee Swamp she paints a gorgeous picture of it in a fantastic way I liked how she effortlessly makes history come to life It was fun to read about life in the swamp and I learned a lot from it The swampers found a place in my heart straight away The family aspect of Elsie Mae Has Something to Say is heartwarming I enjoyed every single page of this incredible book and highly recommend it

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MiliesWhen her cousin Henry James who dreams of one day becoming a traveling preacher like his daddy shows up Elsie doesn’t think things could get worse But she devises a plan to use Henry and his “Hallelujahs” to help stop the thieves and maybe just make enough noise to gain Roosevelt’s attenti Thanks to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Jabberwocky for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review 'Elsie Mae Has Something to Say' is a sweet story about a young girl growing up in the 1930s in Georgia United States As another reviewer commented it is somewhat reminiscent of the children's novel 'Because of Winn Dixie' though in my opinion the storyline of 'Elsie Ma' has meat to it The plot revolves around our young hero Elsie Mae who spends each summer staying with her grandparents on Honey Island in the Okefenokee Swamp When she arrives this time she finds a few surprises in store for her including that she is to be joined by her cousin Henry James yes that name constantly made me think of 'Portrait of a Lady' and that the swampers' hogs keep disappearing overnight An unlikely pair Elsie May and Henry James team up to solve the mystery of who is responsible for the hog thefts It was an enjoyable read but I do wonder if Australian and perhaps British children will struggle with some of the dialogue in the book as it is uite collouial For example tarnation gators kilt not the clothing kind dandy preacher orneriness and so on Stronger readers will be able to make it out from the context but others may reuire adult guidance

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Elsie Mae Has Something to Say The people and animals that call the swamp home?So she writes a letter directly to President Franklin Roosevelt himself and sets off to enjoy what may be her last happy summer there with her new dog Huck But when she arrives she discovers a team of hog bandits who have been stealing from the swamper fa 35 starsElsie Mae wants to save the Okefenokee Swamp from a shipping company that will change the swamp forever so she writes to President Franklin Roosevelt for his help in saving the swamp In doing so Elsie Mae believes she will become the hometown hero but as we all know life has a way of playing tricks on even those with the best intentionsThere are hog bandits in the swamp seeing another opportunity to become the local hero Elsie Mae decides to hunt them down however along comes her annoying cousin Henry James and nearly takes down the entire operationBut wait maybe those hog bandits are known to them