What's Cherry Ames really like? Explore various aspects of the character and the series, from the serious to the tongue-in-cheek. Find the clues to the real Cherry by delving into her childhood; examine the World War II backdrop integral to the early books; review Cherry's many jobs, her taste in decorating, important dates in her life--everything you never thought you needed to know is here. Click on a title for more information.
Learn the details of Cherry's army years and service in World War II. This is an in-depth article that includes a wealth of resources for further exploration of the roles of nurses and other women during the war.