Sarah, Plain and Tall
Caleb doesn't remember Mama, who died a day after he was born. But his older sister, Anna, says Papa and Mama sang "every-single-day." Now Papa doesn't sing at all.
- Paperback | 64 pages
- 139.7 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 90.72g
- 31 Dec 1985
- New York, NY, United Kingdom
Back cover copy
"Did Mama sing every day?" Caleb asks his sister Anna."Every-single-day," she answers. "Papa too."
"In a near-perfect miniature novel, two children experience the apprehensions and joys of the possibility of a new mother, when their father invites a mail-order bride to their prairie home." -- "BL.""An exquisite, sometimes painfully touching tale."-- "The New York Times"A book that is filed with wisdom, gentle humor and the practical concerns necessary for a satisfying life. Terse writing and poetic rhythm flow to create a tender story about the fragile beginnings of a family relationship on its way to permanence."-- "School Library Jornal