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Age 10-14
Grade 5-9

Margery Williams Bianco, Kate Seredy


Paperback (Dover Publications Jan. 15, 2014) , Reprint edition
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.
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