logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
Hattie Big Sky - Kirby Larson
Hattie Big Sky
by: (author)
4.25 20
Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim.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.... show more
Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim.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.From the Hardcover edition.
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385735957 (0385735952)
ASIN: 385735952
Publisher: Yearling
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Hattie (#1)
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
4.5 Book Reaction: Hattie Big Sky
"MOM, I have nothing to read!" whined my elder son as he was packing his bag for school on Wednesday. "Have you looked at this book?" I asked. "I don't want that one" pouted my 6th grader. "What about this one?" "NO!" "Well, I guess I could let you take Hattie Big Sky...It was recommended by the Ne...
debzbookshelf
debzbookshelf rated it
5.0 Hattie Big Sky
This book tells the story of a girl from Iowa in 1918, during World War I. Hattie had been moved around from one distant relative to the next. Then she gets a letter from a woman in Montana saying that her deceased uncle has left her a large piece of land. She moves out there to get away from her ir...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
5.0
I loved this book and I loved Hattie. Her spunk and determination shown thru on every page. I really enjoyed the letters between her and Charlie and how Charlie's changed over the time spent in war-a very believable account of how a young boy went from being idealistic to realistic as his friends ...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
5.0 Hattie Big Sky
I loved this book and I loved Hattie. Her spunk and determination shown thru on every page. I really enjoyed the letters between her and Charlie and how Charlie's changed over the time spent in war-a very believable account of how a young boy went from being idealistic to realistic as his friends ...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
3.0
by Kirby LarsonHattie Inez Brooks, having been orphaned at an early age, has spent most of her life being shuffled from one relative to another. Now, at sixteen, she is about to be pulled out of school when an unexpected letter arrives. Her Uncle Chester has died and left her his homestead in east...
Other editions (16)
Books by Kirby Larson
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?