Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Large Print Material
Author Parr, Delia.

Uniform Title Home to Trinity
Title The midwife's choice [large print] / Delia Parr.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a pat of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Large Print  LP F Parr    ---  Available
Edition Large Print edition.
Description 475 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series At home in Trinity ; 2
Thorndike Press large print Christian fiction
Summary Martha Cade is a midwife in the town of Trinity in 1830s Pennsylvania. In a time when the traditional ways of medicine are constantly being questioned by new doctors fresh from medical school, Martha tries to balance her life's calling with the demands of her family. Recently reunited with her estranged seventeen-year-old daughter, Martha finds herself torn between guiding her child and allowing her to be an adult. And the town of Trinity itself is fraught with secrets: as a midwife, Martha knows which families are troubled, which wives are unhappy, and which husbands have crossed the line from discipline to abuse... As Martha struggles with the conflicts of being a mother, a midwife, and a woman, she learns the greatest lessons of all -- that hope can shine even in the darkest hours, and that faith has a way of making the impossible possible.
Subject Midwives -- Fiction.
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Pennsylvania -- Fiction.
Large type books.
ISBN 9781410486882 (lg. print)
1410486885 (lg. print)

Available items only