As the stock market crashes in October of 1929, Oliver fears for his job at the silk mill. When his nightmare comes true and the mill shuts down, Oliver is hesitant to allow his wife, Estella, to take a job at the local coffee shop. When he finally gives in, with tragic results, Oliver and his children struggle to survive as the Great Depression takes its grip on the country.
PEANUT BUTTER FOR CUPCAKES is the true story of the Nordmark children. Their father Oliver is the subject of the author's first books, FLY LITTLE BIRD, FLY! and BEYOND THE ORPHAN TRAIN. Find out what lies ahead for May, Bud, Oliver Jr, Margaret, Jim and Benny as they learn their life lessons from a father who never had a parent of his own. A story that will leave you with a deeper understanding of what life was like during the 1930's and how "boys will be boys" even in the hardest of times!