Ida Early Comes Over the Mountain

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Puffin Books, Oct 1, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 145 pages
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"Ida Early is as tall as the tales she tells, a gangly scarecrow who comes to the rural Georgia home of widower Mr. Sutton during the Depression years. Her offer to help out for a spell delights the four Sutton children and their father ... and life becomes a three-ring circus for the kids".--Publishers Weekly. An ALA Notable Book.

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Ida Early comes to the Suttons' doorstep right after Aunt Earnestine yells at the kids. The characters are Dewey, Clay,Randall,Ellen,Ida,and Mr Sutton. The Suttons mom passes away a few years ago. They are going through a very difficult times.But when Ida Early comes they hear stories that she did. She says that she tamed a lion, a cook on a pirate ship,and a stunt pilot. 

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The boys and I really enjoyed this book. Funny and yet had some important ideas about how to treat other people and family. I highly recommend it. I really want to give it a 4.5 stars! Read full review

Contents

TALLER THAN ANYBODY
3
THE STEWMAKING FOOL
12
BEDDING DOWN
23
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Massimo Verdicchio, the translator, is Professor of Italian in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta, Canada.

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