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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author of Too Long a Stranger and Julia's Last Hope, Janette Oke is loved for her inspirational novels. In Once Upon a Summer, Oke weaves the tender tale of 12-year-old, Joshua, who has been raised by his 18-year-old aunt and their grandparents. He has grown accustomed to their close-knit family, but that is all about to change when Joshua's aunt considers marriage. Johnny Heller touchingly narrates the trials of faith this family must face.
©2004 Phillip B. Kerr (P)2004 Recorded Books, LLC

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Excellent Series, and Wonderful Narrator!

I thoroughly enjoyed all four audiobooks in this series, this being the first. We cannot (yet!) locate books by series as far as I know - I can say that all four (and the sequence is Summer - Autumn - Winter - Spring) are excellent. Well written, and extremely well read, with voices capturing and conveying the unique personalities of the various kind and memorable characters. I will watch for other Audible offerings by both this author and narrator! Enjoy!!

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Janette Oke always a favorite

Janette Oke has always been a favorite and this book didn’t disappoint! Great narrator who was a PTO listen to.

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Young boys take on loss and God's love

Loved this story. Great reminders for anyone of any age, of God's love for us.

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great book

took me back to childhood really knows farm culture .understands boys and girls on the farm of course befrore i was born but farm life still same in 1950s.

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great book!

the storyline was interesting & even some historical too. i also enjoyed the aspect of how someone can struggle trusting the Lord Jesus Christ & then finally trusting the Good Lord!

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Nice droll humor and appealing characters

Listened to it all in one day, laughing out loud at some of the thoughts of the protagonist.

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Very enjoyable!

I loved the combination of humor and sadness and joy and basically just life brought to life.

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Hard to stay interested

Clean story and well-written, but rather boring and hard to keep my interest. however, I gave it a fairly High rating because it is a strong Christian moral story