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Sarah, Plain and Tall

by Patricia MacLachlan

Paperback, 58 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $5.99 |


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When their widowed father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother, Sarah, who sings and makes her own clothes. But when she goes back home, the children fear she'll never return.