What Katy Did (Google eBook)

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Courier Dover Publications, Sep 21, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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Stubborn and reckless, twelve-year-old Katy Carr really wants to do so many wonderful things in her life. (becoming a graceful young lady is just one of them!). But her quick temper and mischievous nature are making it extremely difficult, and a serious accident that leaves her paralyzed temporarily puts everything on hold.
During a long period of recovery, Katy learns gentle lessons in behavior from her invalid cousin, Helen, who inspires Katy with her kindness, beauty, and generosity. Determined to become more like Helen, Katy endures physical and emotional pain while learning some difficult lessons in the school of life.
Fans of Little Women and Anne of Green Gables will enjoy reading this unforgettable tale of a spunky heroine who learns patience and responsibility as a teenager growing up in nineteenth-century America.

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Review: What Katy Did (Carr Family #1)

User Review  - If There's A Typo I'm Drunk - Goodreads

I most possibly detest What Katy Did. The first chapters, an endless odessy into Katy Carr (a tomboyish, mischievous, yet undoubtedly sweet and good-hearted little girl) are encouraging enough for a ... Read full review

Review: What Katy Did (Carr Family #1)

User Review  - Dorothea - Goodreads

(re-read on July 18, 2013, the occasion of this review) This is one of those books, like The Professor , that I think I'm a bit of an awful person for enjoying -- but then, as I grew up reading What ... Read full review

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Susan Coolidge's celebrated novel has been loved by generations of children since its first appearance in 1872 and has come to be regarded as a classic of children's fiction.

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