Caleb can't remember Mama, who died the day after he was born. His older sister, Anna, tells him that Mama and Papa used to sing every day. Now Papa doesn't sing at all. Then one day Papa advertises in a newspaper for a wife and in the spring Sarah arrives. But will she stay?
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A story in which Caleb cannot remember his mother, who died the day after he was born. His sister Anna explains how their parents used to sing every night, but Papa no longer sings. However, Papa has advertised for a wife in the newspaper, and along comes Sarah and her cat.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064402053
Book Description HarperCollins, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "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. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0064402053
Book Description HarperCollins, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0064402053
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