What Katy Did (Google eBook)
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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What Katy DidUser Review - Kobayashi C - Borders
I think you would like this book if you love to read and are a high level reader, which I am. This story is very interesting for me, becuase I am a girl. Though I personnaly think that girls would ... Read full review
Review: What Katy Did (Carr Family #1)User Review - CLM - Goodreads
This series is much more popular in England than in the US, despite being set in what seems to be a small New England town. Perhaps because reading about a girl who is bedridden is not the most exciting thing; however, I always enjoyed it. Read full review