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Caddie Woodlawn (Paperback)

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Inspired by her grandmother’s stories of growing up in Wisconsin in the mid-nineteenth century, the book’s heroine is a spunky girl who prefers having adventures with her brothers to learning how to become a “lady.”  Readers who share a kinship with Little Women’s Jo March or thrilled to the exploits of Laura Ingalls Wilder will also enjoy reading about how Caddie gets into and out of scrapes.


— From Keith


Caddie Woodlawn is a real adventurer. She'd rather hunt than sew and plow than bake, and tries to beat her brother's dares every chance she gets. Caddie is friends with Indians, who scare most of the neighbors -- neighbors who, like her mother and sisters, don't understand her at all.

Caddie is brave, and her story is special because it's based on the life and memories of Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother, the real Caddie Woodlawn. Her spirit and sense of fun have made this book a classic that readers have taken to their hearts for more than seventy years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781416940289
ISBN-10: 1416940286
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
Publication Date: December 1st, 2006
Pages: 275
Language: English