Strawberry Girl : Birdie Boyer was a Florida Cracker. She belonged to a large strawberry family, who lived on a flatwoods farm in the lake section of the state. They raised strawberries for a living. Through all the hazards of the uncertain crop - battling against dry weather and grass fires, the roving hogs and cattle of their neighbors - Birdie dreamed of an education that would include playing the organ. In the end she won not only the title of strawberry girl, but book learning as well. This is a story full of enterprise and fun and tire excitement of real life in this interesting part of America.
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