Sarah, Plain and Tall
Publish date: 2001
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
Series: Sarah, Plain and Tall (#1)
A short quick read where the story fits the length of the book (it's amazing how often this isn't the case in children's lit). I did find myself wishing it were longer so we could spend more time with Anna and Caleb though. I just looked up the book and apparently there are sequels. I might have ...
Review: Sarah Plain and Tall is such an enticing and eye opening story. This book is all about how Anna and Caleb wait in anticipation for their new mother to arrive. They begin to ask questions about what might she be like. Being set so late in the nineteenth century may or may not appeal to your ...
I re-read this for one of my classes. I read the whole book in the time I was supposed to read the first two chapters. Oops. ;)It's a good book, i think, following two children as they get to know their potential new mother and hope she'll be happy enough at their home to stay. It's pretty simplifie...
A cute story but a little too short to really get to enjoy the setting and the characters.
A friend of mine handed me this book and said, "You have to read this." It was published in the mid-80's and won the Newbery Medal. I can't believe I never read this! It's such a perfect little story. Patricia MacLachlan brings the characters to life very quickly and you instantly fall in love with ...