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Elia W. Peattie. Annie Laurie and Azalea. Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1913.

Azalea and Carin are not happy when Annie Laurie joins their class, but eventually they become friends and want to help Annie Laurie when someone makes off with her family’s fortune.

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Elia W. Peattie. Azalea’s Silver Web. Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1915.

Azalea, now 18, finds that she is the missing granddaughter of a wealthy South Carolina family, and she must make a choice between plantation life and the mountain people who have nurtured her. Told in letters from Azalea; heavy on dialect.

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Elia W. Peattie. The Azalea Novels.

These novels follow the life of a young girl, Azalea. When Azalea’s mother dies, the traveling show that Azalea’s mother belonged to leaves Azalea with a mountain family. Over the course of the novels, Azalea becomes part of the McBirney family and learns about the good and the bad in the mountain community. In the final book in the series, Azalea, now a young woman, is presented with an opportunity to leave her mountain home.

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Elia W. Peattie. Azalea: The Story of a Girl in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1912.

After her mother’s death Azalea is befriended by two families and she has to choose between the McBirneys, who live high up in the Blue Ridge, and the Carsons who have a handsome home in the village.

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