Beany and the Beckoning Road (Beany Malone) (Paperback)
Beany and the Beckoning Road (1952). Beany believes that she has lost Norbett to another girl: Cynthia. She and Johnny plan to drive from Denver to California to return their nephew to his parents and advertise for passengers to share the travel expenses. What a surprise for Beany when she discovers that one of the passengers is Cynthia. What will happen to a mismatched set of passengers with very little money and a tomato plant in the back seat?
Lenora Mattingly Weber was born in Dawn, Missouri, later homesteaded to Colorado. Her well-loved stories for girls reflect her experiences with her own family. Lenora Mattingly Weber wrote books and short stories for over 40 years. She is best known for her Beany Malone series and Katie Rose/Stacy Belford books. Beyond these series, Mrs. Weber wrote ten non-series books which are also captivating to readers of all ages. As the mother of six children and as a grandmother, she was well qualified to write of family life. Mrs. Weber enjoyed horseback riding, swimming, cooking, but her first love was writing.