Four city-bred children find themselves on their own in an unheated New England farmhouse in this captivating tale by the author of The Velveteen Rabbit
. With their father gone on a business trip and their mother assisting a faraway relative, Kay, Garry, Caroline, and Martin must rely on themselves — and each other — to solve the day-to-day challenges of a chilly country winter.
Margery Williams Bianco's Depression-era novel offers young readers an inspiring tale of the value of self-reliance as well as the importance of family ties. The 1937 Newbery Medal–winning Honor Book is enhanced by charming black-and-white illustrations.
Reprint of the Viking Press, New York, 1936 edition.
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|Author/Editor||Margery Williams Bianco, Kate Seredy|
|Grade level||5 - 9 (ages 10 - 14)|
|Dimensions||5 1/2 x 8 1/2|