Sarah, Plain and Tall

Sarah, Plain and Tall

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 139.7 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 90.72g
  • New York, NY, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0060241012
  • 9780060241018
  • 513,441

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"Did Mama sing every day?" Caleb asks his sister Anna."Every-single-day," she answers. "Papa too."
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"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
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61,951 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (20,207)
3 30% (18,383)
2 8% (5,233)
1 2% (1,499)
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