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Taming the Prankster (Paperback)
Fourteen-year-old Mattie wrings her hands. "That boy is as unstoppable as a hound chasing a rabbit How on earth can I get him to behave?"
Mattie, a housemaid for one of the city's most influential families, is certain she'll be fired if she can't make ten-year-old stable boy, Timmy, stop pulling pranks. She makes it her mission to curb Timmy's behavior in order to save both their jobs. Although it's not easy for her, the stakes are too high for her not to try. Her family depends on her earnings to help make ends meet.
Timmy's pranks turn dangerous. He gets caught up in a burglary, resulting in him being seriously injured. As Mattie helps take care of him, she learns about acceptance, patience, and faith.
Taming the Prankster is historical fiction set in Northern New York in 1895.