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A gathering of days : a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel

Author: Joan W Blos
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1979.
Series: Newbery Medal winner, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book is written in the form of a journal kept by Catherine Hall, a young girl living in a rural village in New England with her widower father and younger sister. The journal details her daily life between the years of 1830 and 1832. Among the events of these two years are several that would have a profound impact on the rest of her life. These include her assistance to an escaped slave, her father's remarriage,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diary fiction
Newbery Medal
Diaries
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blos, Joan W.
Gathering of days.
New York : Scribner, ©1979
(OCoLC)643652254
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan W Blos
ISBN: 0684163403 9780684163406
OCLC Number: 5171140
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1980.
Description: 144 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Newbery Medal winner, 1980.
Responsibility: by Joan Blos.

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The book is written in the form of a journal kept by Catherine Hall, a young girl living in a rural village in New England with her widower father and younger sister. The journal details her daily life between the years of 1830 and 1832. Among the events of these two years are several that would have a profound impact on the rest of her life. These include her assistance to an escaped slave, her father's remarriage, and the sudden death of her best friend.

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