Raising the West
Memories of the Dust Bowl, World War II, and one-room school houses are fading faster than the photos that record them.
In Raising the West, twelve women share their experiences growing up in the 1930s; from weathering terrible storms to facing deadly childhood illnesses, surviving periods of financial hardship, playing with paper dolls, raising children, maintaining marriages for fifty years or more, and making a life and a living in the Midwest. Using the women's own words, Raising the West encapsulates grit, optimism, and the changes a hundred years can bring.
Get a copy today and dive into your own slice of history.
What readers are saying:
Very much enjoyed the book, Kelsie! I appreciated each woman’s story. I can just hear my Aunts' voices as I read each of their accounts.
Kelsie Stelting, I just finished reading your book, "Raising The West." I enjoyed it, thoroughly. You have a real knack of bringing the past to life. Best wishes.