By Maud Hart Lovelace
Maud Hart Lovelace author of six historical fiction novels and eighteen children’s books, is international known for the Betsy-Tacy children’s books. Her first novel, The Black Angels, was published in 1926. This fascinating story is set in Minnesota and opens in the days before the Civil War.
From the original 1926 book jacket:
They were called the Black Angels from the time they first appeared in Minnesota, a crew of black-haired, bright-eyed youngsters, so unlike their flaxen haired father-seven of them there were, and each one forever singing, except Joseph who could not tell one note from another. Music was a passion with them from childhood. Small wonder, then, that they greeted with enthusiasm Benjy’s plan for an Operatic and Concert Troupe; or that they set out with high hearts upon the venture, thinking their old covered wagon a golden caravan.
Re-published by: Minnesota Heritage Publishing, 2009
Format: Paperback, 332 pages, 7.5 x 5 inches