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Sarah, Plain and Tall

By Patricia MacLachlan

"Did Mama sing every day?" Caleb asks his sister Anna.

"Every-single-day," she answers. "Papa sang, too."

This 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.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

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ISBN

0060241012


Format: Book
Author: MacLachlan, Patricia
Title: Sarah, plain and tall / Patricia MacLachlan.
Publisher Date: New York : Harper & Row, c1985.
Subject: Stepmothers -- Juvenile fiction. Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction
Isbn: 0060241012 0060241020 (lib. bdg.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 17
System Items Total: 30
Call Number: C MacLachlan
Oclc: 11372082
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Bib Id: 15342

Format: Book
Author: MacLachlan, Patricia
Title: Sarah, plain and tall / Patricia MacLachlan.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Harper & Row, c1985.
Description: 58 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Stepmothers -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction
Notes: "A Charlotte Zolotow book."
LCCN: 83049481
ISBN: 0060241012
ISBN: 0060241020 (lib. bdg.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 17
Total Copies: 30
Call Number: C MacLachlan