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Sarah, plain and tall

by MacLachlan, Patricia.

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"I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall." A heartwarming story about two children, Anna and Caleb, whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay? Anna and Caleb wait and wonder -- and hope ...
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Booklist Review: "Gr. 3-5. In a simple story evoking a strong sense of family, Sarah answers Jacob Witting's ad for a mail-order bride and agrees to a trial visit on his frontier farm. Jacob's children hope Sarah will stay, though she misses her Maine home on the sea."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
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Subjects Witting family (Fictitious characters) Juvenile fiction
Stepmothers Juvenile fiction
Frontier and pioneer life Juvenile fiction
Stepmothers Fiction
Frontier and pioneer life Fiction
Classic Literature
Juvenile Literature
Juvenile Fiction
Publisher New York :Katherine Tegen Books2008
Contributors Close, Glenn, 1947-
OverDrive, Inc.
Participants/Performers Read by Glenn Close.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: OverDrive WMA Audiobook
Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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Description 1 audio file : digital
ISBN 9780061802157
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