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Caddie Woodlawn, which has been captivating young readers since 1935, was awarded the John Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Now it is in a brand-new edition with lively illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman. In her new foreword, Carol Ryrie Brink lovingly recalls the real Caddie, who was her grandmother, and tells how she often "sat spellbound, listening, listening!" as Caddie told stories of her pioneer childhood. Children everywhere will love redheaded Caddie with her penchant for pranks. Scarcely out of one scrape before she is into another, she refuses to be a "lady," preferring instead to run the woods with her brothers. Whether she is crossing the lake on a raft, visiting an Indian camp, or listening to the tales of the circuit rider, Caddie's adventures provide an exciting and authentic picture of life on the Wisconsin frontier in the 1860s. And readers will discover, as Caddie learns what growing up truly means, that it is not so very different today.
Sure to leap off the shelves with its lovely new cover, this beloved story follows the frontier adventures of Caddie Woodlawn, a tomboy growing up in Wisconsin during the 1860s and explains how Caddie saves the settlement from an Indian massacre. Reprint. Newbery Medal.
Number of Pages: 242
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Historical / United States / 19th Century, Family / General
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Carol Ryrie Brink
Street Date: November 1, 1997
Item Number (DPCI): 248-77-0429
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