Found 5 Results.

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88

Sarah, Plain and Tall

Good character makes happiness & love a success.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

When her widowed father advertises for a wife, Anna anxiously watches for signs that Sarah Wheaton’s visit to their prairie farm will fulfill her hopes for family harmony.

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71

D.W. The Picky Eater

Better children's books show reason winning over prejudice.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

DW realizes, after all sorts of poor behavior, that she cannot reject food before trying it.

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43

Cousins

Amado utterly confuses moral principles and behavior creating a story of no use to children.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

A young girl commits three disparate errors described as sins and then in guilt finds absolution in the church, in her apology and in her family.

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39

Outside Over There

children's book / cover image / Outside Over There
Plot-ThemeShort Review

A fearful, family togetherness is regained, when Ida's hornpipe helps her recover her baby sister from kidnapping by grotesque, Grim-Reaper, goblin-babies.

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13

Whispering Wind

children's book - cover image - Whispering Wind
Plot-ThemeShort Review

This is an aboriginal warning to girls, in which Whispering Wind's innocence is taken, when a warrior charms her, steals her away to the village of the man-wolves, and 'ravages' her.