Mother Carey's Chickens

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Grosset & Dunlap, 1911 - Всего страниц: 355
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The close-knit Carey family is devastated by their father's death of typhoid fever, but with inexhaustible optimism and courage the group manages to continue to enriche not only its own life but also that of the community.
 

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The Little Bookworm After the death of her husband, Mrs. Carey and her children pack up and move to the Yellow House in Beulah, a country village. There is an old Hayley Mills movie called Summer ... Читать весь отзыв

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Mother Carey's Chickens is a charming and often overlooked book. It has always reminded me somewhat of the Five Little Peppers series. I love the old-fashioned virtues and teachings that every chapter ... Читать весь отзыв

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