Hattie Big Sky
A first printing copy of this Newbery Honor winner, set in Montana. FINE in a FINE jacket; Not price-clipped; no award sticker to jacket. An unread copy. First Edition Stated; "1" in Number Line. Bookseller Inventory # 87012212
About this title:
For years, sixteen-year-old Hattie's been shuttled between relatives. Tired of being Hattie Here-and-There, she courageously leaves Iowa to prove up on her late uncle's homestead claim near Vida, Montana. With a stubborn stick-to-itiveness, Hattie faces frost, drought and blizzards. Despite many hardships, Hattie forges ahead, sharing her adventures with her friends--especially Charlie, fighting in France--through letters and articles for her hometown paper.
Her backbreaking quest for a home is lightened by her neighbors, the Muellers. But she feels threatened by pressure to be a "Loyal" American, forbidding friendships with folks of German descent. Despite everything, Hattie's determined to stay until a tragedy causes her to discover the true meaning of home.
About the Author: After Kirby Larson heard a snippet of a story about her great-grandmother homesteading in eastern Montana, she spent three years working on this story. The author lives in Kenmore, WA.
Title: Hattie Big Sky
Publisher: Delacorte (Random), New York NY
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Not Signed
Edition: 1st Edition
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Barbara Mader - Children's Books
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