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Sarah, plain and tall: Sarah, Plain and Tall Series, Book 1

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This beloved 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.

Read the rest of the Sarah books by Patricia MacLachlan: Skylark, Caleb's Story, More Perfect than the Moon, and Grandfather's Dance.

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lastUpdate 2018-04-23 04:36:17AM

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series Journeys 2014, Sarah, Plain and Tall
series_with_volume Sarah, Plain and Tall
subject_facet Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction, Frontier and pioneer life -- Stories, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal -- 1986, Stepmothers -- Juvenile fiction, Stepmothers -- Stories
title_display Sarah, plain and tall
title_full Sarah, Plain and Tall Sarah, Plain and Tall Series, Book 1, Sarah, plain and tall / Patricia MacLachlan
title_short Sarah, plain and tall
title_sub Sarah, Plain and Tall Series, Book 1
topic_facet Frontier and pioneer life, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Newbery Medal, Stepmothers, Stories