Plain Girl
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Plain Girl

by Virginia Sorensen, Charles Geer
     
 

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An Amish girl, Esther feels like "one black bird against the sky" in her plain clothes. So when she's forced to attend public school she's terrified. She fears the new world she must enter, fears the way she sticks out next to other kids, and--most of all--fears she may do what her brother did: run away and join the sinful but great wide world she's only just…  See more details below

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An Amish girl, Esther feels like "one black bird against the sky" in her plain clothes. So when she's forced to attend public school she's terrified. She fears the new world she must enter, fears the way she sticks out next to other kids, and--most of all--fears she may do what her brother did: run away and join the sinful but great wide world she's only just discovering.

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"A tender and wise book, and the details of Amish living are interesting and authentic."
--Christian Science Monitor

"A moving story that will be enjoyed . . . and appreciated."--The Horn Book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152047252
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Edition description:
1-Simul
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
1,146,692
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author


VIRGINIA SORENSEN (1912-1991) was born in Utah, and it was her family's own stories that influenced her early novels of the American West.

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