In Mignon F. Ballard's Miss Dimple Rallies to the Cause, life in small-town America during World War II springs vividly to life as schoolteacher Miss Dimple and her fellow townspeople battle valiantly against worry, rationing, and crime at home as well as abroad.It's September 1943, and the town of Elderberry, Georgia, including their beloved first-grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick, has exciting plans for the Bond Rally to support the troops fighting the war abroad. Miss Dimple's friend, Virginia Balliew, has agreed to chair the big event, with the help of Buddy Oglesby. But when children discover a skeleton at the edge of a field, and Buddy disappears along with the war bond money, it's clear that something is amiss in the little town; and Miss Dimple, along with her fellow teachers, is soon on the case.
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MISS DIMPLE RALLIES TO THE CAUSE by Mignon F. BallardKirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of MISS DIMPLE RALLIES TO THE CAUSE . The battle to win World War II is fought on many fronts, including Elderberry, Ga. - Kirkus Reviews
MIGNON F. BALLARD grew up in a small town in Georgia. She is the author of Miss Dimple Disappears, along with seven mysteries featuring angelic sleuth Augusta Goodnight, and The War in Sallie's Station, a novel about growing up in rural Georgia during World War II. She lives in Calhoun, Georgia, where she grew up.
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