Tag Archives: Bernard & Marjorie Palmer

Barbara Nichols: Fifth-Grade Teacher By Bernard & Marjorie Palmer

It had seemed to Barbara that she had always wanted to be a teacher… Back to school! Time to start the year with a good attitude cautionary tale wacky scheme inspirational message! The Plot: I have been pleasantly surprised by the … Continue reading

Posted in Vintage YA Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Student Nurse By Bernard and Marjorie Palmer

I think I’ve become an unexpected fan of Bernard and Marjorie Palmer’s “Career Books” girls’ series published by the Moody Bible Institute. While the stories are simple in the extreme, it is refreshing to read a series where the plot … Continue reading

Posted in Vintage YA Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Peggy Archer: Missionary Candidate By Bernard & Marjorie Palmer

Background: In addition to the ever-present amateur girl-sleuth,Girls’ Series Books of the early 20th century presented a surprisingly wide variety of vocations open to enterprising young women. In the days of The Perils of Pauline, girls seemed to be constantly flying … Continue reading

Posted in Vintage YA Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments