Page 202. " Laura Sue, we're here "

The name Laura is of Latin origin and it means "the bay or laurel plant". Laurel was once used to create crowns for heroes as a symbol of honor and victory. Laura Sue is described as being very beautiful, almost like a trophy.

 

Think Baby Names - Laura

 

 

 

Page 206. " how to curtsy "

Page 211. " She was dressed in a beautiful turquoise gown "

Potential gowns for Laura Sue:

Example 1

Example 2

Page 225. " hear you sing at Carnegie Hall someday "

Carnegie Hall is known as one of the most famous places to listen to music, especially classical music. Each season it gives about 250 performances.

Wikipedia - Carnegie Hall