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Sarah, plain and tall

by MacLachlan, Patricia.

Format: Large Print 2005
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
Community Library of Castle Shannon Juvenile Fiction J Fic MacLachl
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
Call Number  J Fic MacLachl
 
 
Green Tree Public Library Children's NEWBERY MAC
Location  Green Tree Public Library
 
Collection  Children's
 
Call Number  NEWBERY MAC
 
 
Whitehall Public Library Juvenile Fiction JF MacLachlan
Location  Whitehall Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
Call Number  JF MacLachlan
 
 
Summary
"Did Mama sing every day?" Caleb asks his sister Anna. "Every-single-day," she answers. "Papa sang, too." Their mother died the day after Caleb was born. Their house on the prairie is quiet now, and Papa doesn't sing anymore. Then Papa puts an ad in the paper, asking for a wife, and he receives a letter from one Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton, of Maine. Papa, Anna, and Caleb write back. Caleb asks if she sings. Sarah decides to come for a month. She writes Papa: I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall, and Tell them I sing. Anna and Caleb wait and wonder. Will Sarah be nice? Will she like them? Will she stay?
Additional Information
Subjects Witting family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction.
Stepmothers -- Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Publisher Waterville, Me. :Thorndike Press,2005
Edition Large print ed.
Language English
Notes Originally published: 1985.
Awards Newbery Medal, 1986
Description 88 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
ISBN 0786280646 (large print : pbk. : alk. paper)
9780786280643 (large print : pbk. : alk. paper)
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