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Sarah, Plain and Tall
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Sarah, Plain and Tall
Sarah, Plain and Tall Series, Book 1
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"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...
"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...
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  • "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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  • Patricia MacLachlan is the celebrated author of many timeless books for young readers, including Sarah, Plain and Tall, winner of the Newbery Medal. Her novels for young readers include Arthur, For the Very First Time; The Facts and Fictions of Minna Pratt; Skylark; Caleb's Story; More Perfect than the Moon; Grandfather's Dance; Word After Word After Word; Kindred Souls; and The Truth of Me; she is also the author of countless beloved picture books, a number of which she cowrote with her daughter, Emily.

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  • DOGO Books Ms. Hughes - Anna, the brother to Caleb and the daughter of Jacob tells a beautiful story of their life on the plains out west. Mama died after giving birth to Caleb and their happiness faded. There was no singing...until Papa put an add in the paper for a wife. Sarah takes a chance and responds back. This is the story of a family coming together against all odds imaginable. Does Sarah stay? Do they become a family? Do they sing again? This is a must reed book!

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