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Read & download ✓ Sarah Plain and Tall ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ê [Reading] ➼ Sarah Plain and Tall Author Patricia MacLachlan – Did Mama sing every day Caleb asks his sister AnnaEvery single day she answers Papa sang tooThis Newbery Medal–winning book is theNg Anna's point of view Sarah Plain and Tall tells the story of how Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton comes from Maine to the prairie to answer Papa's advertisement for a wife and mother Before Sarah arrives Anna and her younger brother Caleb wait and wonder Will Sarah be nice Will she sing Will she stayTh. 5★Warm and fuzzy story told by Anna about her father seeking a wife and mother for them and her little brother Caleb in the 1800s Heart warming short easy and the first of several books I see A simple story for kids that is appealing to adults for the underlying meaning as well as the 'plain' story The children have commented that their father doesn’t sing any Widowed many years ago after the birth of young Caleb Jacob realises it’s time to find a wife and mother so advertises for one as his neighbour did so successfullyHe receives a reply from Sarah a girl in Maine who wants to move from the home she’s shared with her brother so he and his new wife can have it to themselves He and Anna both exchange letters with Sarah who agrees to come for a month’s visit “ 'Dear Jacob I will come by train I will wear a yellow bonnet I am plain and tallSarah'‘What’s that’ asked Caleb excitedly peering over Papa’s shoulder He pointed ‘There written at the bottom of the letter’Papa read it to himself Then he smiled holding up the letter for us to see Tell them I sing was all it said”When she arrives she speaks so often of the sea and loving to live near the shore that the children read all kinds of meaning into each comment worrying she will decide not to stayuite delightful I figured if Glenn Close had been involved in the film versions of this saga it must be good and it wasI see it’s been written to meet the Common Core State Standards so it’s obviously a good choice for parents and teachers to encourage young readers And there seem to be a lot of teaching resources available too The beauty of books like this for kids is that they really don't 'date' since it's historical fiction Probably appeal to fans of Little House on the Prairie

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Did Mama sing every day Caleb asks his sister AnnaEvery Sarah Plain MOBI #233 single day she answers Papa sang tooThis Newbery Medal–winning book is the first of five books in Patricia MacLachlan's chapter book series about the Witting family Set in the late nineteenth century and told from you. This is really a lovely little story beautifully told deceptively simple full of hope and fear and love Sarah Plain and Tall winner of the Newbery Medal one the shortest books ever to win that award was written in 1985 but feels like something from a much earlier time It could have been written 80 or 100 years ago It's timeless It's based on a true story about the author's ancestors There are a lot of mail order bride romances out there but this is one from the children's point of view although you catch fascinating glimpses of what's going on in the minds of their father Jacob and Sarah his potential brideAnna and Caleb are two young children who in the US plains with their widowed father in maybe the late 1800s Their mother died the day after Caleb was bornThey had come for her in a wagon and taken her away to be buried And then the cousins and aunts and uncles had come and tried to fill up the house But they couldn'tNow Jacob has advertised for a mail order wife and Sarah Wheaton from Maine who describes herself as plain and tall writes a letter to him They arrange for Sarah and her gray cat Seal to come visit their family for a month to see if it's a good fit before making a permanent decisionCaleb wears his heart on his sleeve desperately wanting Sarah to stay but afraid that their house is too small and that he is too loud and pesky Anna hopes too but is cautious and watchful Their father Jacob learns to laugh and sing again even as he is arguing with Sarah about whether she should wear his overalls ride his skittish horse and help fix the roof And Sarah Sarah misses the sea But there are always things to miss no matter where you are” And things and people that work their way into your heart and find a home there I'd love to know about the original story but there's not a lot out there at least that I've been able to find so far other than that MacLachlan's mother andor aunt begged her to write a book about this story

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Sarah Plain and TallIs children's literature classic is perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie books historical fiction and timeless stories using rich and beautiful language Sarah Plain and Tall gently explores themes of abandonment loss and loveSupports the Common Core State Standar. “The dogs loved Sarah first”Years ago someone recommended this children’s book to me and I’m sorry I waited so long to read it Not a hint of condescension in here; just beautifully evocative simplicity “Gophers ran back and forth across the road stopping to stand up and watch the wagon Far off in a field a woodchuck ate and listened Ate and listened”It’s a touching feel good story but much strong characters subtle emotions a well drawn setting and threads of tension carrying it along Perfect for readers of any age and I loved it