Iris Blossom and Boxing Gloves


by Avis Iris Wright (Iris Avis Segelstrom)

From Little Houses to Little Women

A typical travel book takes readers along on a trip with the author, but a great travel book does much more than that, inviting readers along on a mental and spiritual journey as well. This distinction is what separates Nancy McCabe’s From Little Houses to Little Women from the typical and allows it to take its place not only as a great travel book but also as a memoir about the children’s books that have shaped all of our imaginations.


Discover the real people and places behind Maud Hart Lovelace's Betsy's Wedding, the final book of the Betsy-Tacy series. Exlpore Betsy's world in a virtual walking tour of pre-World War I Minneapolis, through photographs and ancedotes from maud's life. Minnesota author Susan Allen Toth calls Between Deep Valley and the Great World, "a great favor for those of us who trasure the Betsy-Tacy stories of Maud Hart Lovelace." 

The Night Before Christmas

By Clement C. Moore

Illustrated by Cheryl Harness

Reading "The Night Before Christmas" was a Christmas tradition in the Hart [Ray] home. 

Collected Stories of Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace, Volume 2

Volume Two includes 18 published short stories written by Maud and Delos Lovelace between the years 1911-1927. Original illustrations and magazine covers included. 


Orange Blossoms Everywhere - The Story of Maud and Delos Lovelace in Califorina, 1953 - 1980. Reprinted by the Southern California Chapter of the Betsy-Tacy Society.  While this book mainly focuses on the Lovelaces' first years in California, it also tells the story of the final chapter in Maud and Delos' life---their retirement years in the lovely tree-lined town of Claremont, California.


One Stayed at Welcome opens with the founding of Welcome by two young men, Larry and Dan who become friends on their trek from the East. Their little town grows rapidly and within two years many new faces are to be found on the shores of Lake Welcome. Among the varied newcomers is an old school teacher and his daughter, Lillie. Before a winter has passed both men are in love with her.

Collected Stories of Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace, Vol. 1

Volume One includes 12 published short stories written by Maud and Delos Lovelace (individually or in collaboration) between the years of 1915 – 1928. Original illustrations and magazine covers included. Edited by Julie Schrader, Minnesota Heritage Publishing.

"Having watched other collaborators getting into each other's hair and on other's nerves, we have reached the conclusion that happy collaborations, like happy marriages, are made in heaven." --Maud hart Lovelace

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays is the 5th book in the series of Heather Vogel Frederick's Mother-Daughter Book Club books. Join the mother-daughter book club as they dive into the Betsy-Tacy series and turn the page to a whole new chapter of adventures!

Betsy-Tacy Songbook

Join Betsy Ray and her Crowd as they gather around the piano and sing the popular hits of their day. The Betsy-Tacy Songbook is 212 pages long, spiral bound in green, and contains 40 songs mentioned in the Betsy-Tacy books, with scanned original vintage copies of the sheet music covers and the sheet music itself.  There is information about each song and where it appears in the Betsy-Tacy books, as well as biographical information about two of the musical stars of Betsy’s day, Chauncey Olcott and Joe E. Howard.

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