The Boarding House by Marcia Melton
Approx. 34,620 words.
Published on June 8, 2012 by
Raven Publishing of Montana.
Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other.
The lives of eleven-year-old Emmie Hynes and her twelve-year-old brother, Conrad are changed forever when a tragic mining accident kills their beloved Papa. Forced to bid a numb farewell to their home and friends in Butte, Montana, they move with their mama into a dilapidated boarding house in Philipsburg, a small town across the mountains.