Caddie Woodlawn (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 19, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
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Caddie Woodlawn, which has been captivating young readers since 1935, was awarded the John Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Now it is in a brand-new edition with lively illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman. In her new foreword, Carol Ryrie Brink lovingly recalls the real Caddie, who was her grandmother, and tells how she often "sat spellbound, listening, listening!" as Caddie told stories of her pioneer childhood. Children everywhere will love redheaded Caddie with her penchant for pranks. Scarcely out of one scrape before she is into another, she refuses to be a "lady," preferring instead to run the woods with her brothers. Whether she is crossing the lake on a raft, visiting an Indian camp, or listening to the tales of the circuit rider, Caddie's adventures provide an exciting and authentic picture of life on the Wisconsin frontier in the 1860s. And readers will discover, as Caddie learns what growing up truly means, that it is not so very different today.
  

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Review: Caddie Woodlawn (Caddie Woodlawn #1)

User Review  - Tricia Douglas - Goodreads

I am proud that I finally got to read this book. It had set on my bookshelf at school for many years. I do remember that my third graders liked the book and also her other book Baby Island. I liked ... Read full review

Review: Caddie Woodlawn (Caddie Woodlawn #1)

User Review  - Brandy Wilcox - Goodreads

Caddie is a tomboy who goes to visit a local tribe with her brothers. She arrives home late for dinner. Her mother, Harriet, is embarrassed with her daughter. Caddie, however, does not change and goes ... Read full review

Contents

ThreeAdventurers 2 The Circuit Rider
Pigeons in the
A Silver Dollar
Nero Farewell
A Schoolroorn Battle 7 Attic Magic
Breeches and Clogs
The Rose Is Red
Hoofs in the Dark
Scale Belt 14 A Dollars Worth 15 Fol de Rollol
Warren Performs
Pee
News from the Outside
Two UnexPected Heroes 20 Alas PoorAnnahelle
A Letter with a Foreign Stamp
Pigeons or Peacocks?
Travelers Return

Massacree
Amhassador to the Enemy

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About the author (2012)

Carol Ryrie Brink was the author of many books for young readers, including Caddie Woodlawn's Family, the companion volume to Caddie Woodlawn, and Baby Island.

Trina Schart Hyman (April 8, 1939–November 19, 2004) was an American illustrator of more than 150 children’s books. She won the Caldecott Medal for Saint George and the Dragon and lived in Sweden.

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