WYR: Old School Meets No School

Some weeks I’m itching for a good mystery. Others I’m craving an emotional roller coaster. Or fantasy. Or historical fiction. Or goodness knows what. It might be brand new or something ancient or anywhere in between. In any case, it’s nice to share, so …

What’s Your Read?

I dug out a few old favorites from my shelves for this and next week. Summer break has started, so no better time for my son to experience Sarah, Plain and Tall for the first time.

2016-6-3 Sarah Plain and Tall

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Anna and Caleb’s memories of their mother are nearly nonexistent since she died the morning after Caleb was born. Years later, their father has informed them that a strong, opinionated women from the coast will be visiting to see how they all get on. The children hang on every word this Sarah writes and speaks, the animals love her, and all around her seems to thrive. But will Sarah stay and become their new mother? Or does she miss the sea too much to stay on the prairie?

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