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Caddie Woodlawn

Author: Carol Ryrie Brink
Publisher: New York : Collier Macmillan, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a little girl who moved from Boston to grow up in Wisconsin. At age 11, Caddie Woodlawn is the despair of her mother and the pride of her father: a clock-fixing tomboy running wild in the woods of Wisconsin. In 1864, this is a bit much for her Boston-bred mother to bear, but Caddie and her brothers are happy with the status quo. Written in 1935 about Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother's childhood, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brink, Carol Ryrie, 1895-1981.
Caddie Woodlawn.
New York : Collier Macmillan, 1970
(OCoLC)894760326
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Ryrie Brink
ISBN: 0020418809 9780020418801
OCLC Number: 37467029
Notes: The story of a little girl who moved from Boston to grow up in Wisconsin.
"First Collier Books edition, 1970."
Description: x, 242 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Carol Ryrie Brink.

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The story of a little girl who moved from Boston to grow up in Wisconsin. At age 11, Caddie Woodlawn is the despair of her mother and the pride of her father: a clock-fixing tomboy running wild in the woods of Wisconsin. In 1864, this is a bit much for her Boston-bred mother to bear, but Caddie and her brothers are happy with the status quo. Written in 1935 about Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother's childhood, the adventures of Caddie and her brothers are still exciting over 60 years later. With each chapter comes another ever-more exciting adventure: a midnight gallop on her horse across a frozen river to warn her American Indian friends of the white men's plan to attack; a prairie fire approaching the school house; and a letter from England that may change the family's life forever. This Newbery Medal-winning book bursts at the seams with Caddie's irrepressible spirit. In spite of her mother's misgivings, Caddie is a perfect role model for any girl--or boy, for that matter. She's big-hearted, she's brave, and she's mechanically inclined!

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