Sarah, Plain and Tall

Sarah, Plain and Tall

Book - 1985
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This beloved Newbery Medal-winning book is the first of five books in Patricia MacLachlan's chapter book series about the Witting family.

Set in the late nineteenth century and told from young Anna's point of view, Sarah, Plain and Tall tells the story of how Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton comes from Maine to the prairie to answer Papa's advertisement for a wife and mother. Before Sarah arrives, Anna and her younger brother Caleb wait and wonder. Will Sarah be nice? Will she sing? Will she stay?

This children's literature classic is perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie books, historical fiction, and timeless stories using rich and beautiful language. Sarah, Plain and Tall gently explores themes of abandonment, loss and love.

Read the rest of the Sarah books by Patricia MacLachlan: Skylark, Caleb's Story, More Perfect than the Moon, and Grandfather's Dance.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c1985.
ISBN: 9780060241018
0060241012
9780590974097
0590974092
Characteristics: 58 p.

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SHOSHANA WARD
Apr 13, 2017

this book is great
when i was in grade 3 read for novle studie. I loved the book and reading it again brought back the memory

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hjmdc
May 20, 2015

crazy book!! so beautiful and fun. It has plentiful expressions to touch my mind. I recommend this book to many children and their momies.

AngelaGC Oct 23, 2014

TRIED TO RENEW . BUT WAS NOT ABLE TO . WILL RETURN TOMORROW

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cowz
Jan 02, 2013

She's Sarah,Plain and Tall I LUV IT SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

samdog123 Aug 19, 2010

What a heartwarming story! I can certainly see why it won the Newberry Medal. For any child who loved Little house on the praries--this series would also be a good one for slightly younger children whose reading level is not quite at the Little house level.

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mauve_butterfly_144 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 13

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