Cat, Herself

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1985 - Juvenile Fiction - 279 pages
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Growing up in a family of wandering tinkers in Scotland, Cat McPhie fights for the right to be her own person and live the kind of life she wants.

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A tale of Scottish gypsies (or tinkers, I suppose). I remember being drawn to Cat's personality, though I cannot remember why. Read full review

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Mollie Hunter was born in Longniddry, East Lothian, Scotland on June 30, 1922. At the age of 14, she got a job at a flower shop in Edinburgh and educated herself by studying in the National Library. Most of her children's books were based on Scottish history and legends. Her works include A Sound of Chariots, The Kelpie's Pearls, The Thirteenth Member, and The Lothian Run. She won the Carnegie Medal in 1975 for The Stronghold. She died on July 31, 2012 at the age of 90.

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