SETTLEMENT HOUSE GIRL Book Signing and Program April 18th at ESNS, Minneapolis, MN


NEW BOOK by Children’s Book Author Caroline Arnold   

         SETTLEMENT HOUSE GIRL: Growing Up 
in the 1950s          

at North East Neighborhood House, Minneapolis, Minnesota 


Book Signing and Program

April 18, 2024

6:30-8:00 pm

East Side Neighborhood Services

1700 2nd Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 54513


Find out in Caroline Scheaffer Arnold’s  memoir what it was like to live at a working settlement house in the 1950s. Learn about the early days of Camp Bovey, the ESNS camp founded by Caroline’s father, Les Scheaffer.  See the roots of Caroline’s future career as a writer, and how these experiences shaped her view of the world.

Caroline Arnold is the award winning author of 170 books for children. Until she was ten she lived at North East Neighborhood House, a settlement house in Northeast Minneapolis, now East Side Neighborhood Services. The 38 chapters of her book range from her first days at the NENH nursery school, to after school clubs and community holiday celebrations at the settlement house, family and school life, and summers at Camp Bovey. Few families lived in settlement houses as Caroline’s did. When her family moved out, it was the end of an era

SETTLEMENT HOUSE GIRL: Growing Up in the 1950s at North East Neighborhood House, Minneapolis, Minnesota

By Caroline Scheaffer Arnold     220 pages    ISBN 9798864903285

$14.99     Available at Amazon or to order at your favorite bookstore

All proceeds support Camp Bovey. Help celebrate Camp Bovey’s 75th Anniversary!

For more information, contact ESNS at 612-781-6011

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