What Katy Did At School

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This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

Katy and her sister Clover dread being sent away to boarding school, but discover that being away from home isn't so bad after all.

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Overview

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

Katy and her sister Clover dread being sent away to boarding school, but discover that being away from home isn't so bad after all.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781248392096
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 4/10/2012
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (January 29, 1835 – April 9, 1905) was an American children's author who wrote under the pen name Susan Coolidge.
She is best known for her classic children's novel What Katy Did (1872). The fictional Carr family was modeled after her own, with Katy Carr inspired by Woolsey herself. The brothers and sisters were modeled on her four younger siblings
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CHAPTER III. ON THE WAY. JHE journey from Burnet to Hillsover was a very long one. It took the greater part of three days, and as Dr. Carr was in a hurry to get back to his patients, they travelled without stopping; spending the first night on the boat, and the second on a railroad train. Papa found this tiresome; but the girls, to whom every ting was new, thought it delightful. They enjoyed their state-room, with its narrow shelves of beds, as much as if it had been a baby house, and they two children playing in it. To tuck themselves away for the night in a car-section seemed the greatest fun in the world. When older people fretted, they laughed. Every thing was interesting, from the telegraph poles by the wayside to the faces of their fellow-passengers. It amused them to watch strange people, and make tip storiesabout them, — where they were going, and what relation they could be to each other. The strange people, in their turn, cast curious glances toward the bright, happy-faced sisters; but Katy and Clover did not mind that, or, in fact, notice it. They were too much absorbed to think of themselves, or the impression they were making on others. It was early on the third morning that the train, puffing and shrieking, ran into the Springfield depot. Other trains stood waiting; and there was such a chorus of snorts and whistles, and such clouds of smoke, that Katy was half frightened. Papa, who was half asleep, jumped up, and told the girls to collect their bags and books; for they were to breakfast here, and to meet Lilly Page, who was going on to Hillsover with them. " Do you suppose she is here already? " asked Katy, tucking the railway guide into the shawl-strap, andclosing her bag with a snap. " Yes: we shall meet her at the Massasoit. She and her fathe...
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2012

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    Daughter of Neptune age: 12 almost 13. Looks: has a pink sparkled tail with white shell top. Has brown eyes and long brown curly hair. My powers: fire and freeze and bend. My special power: my very powerfull necklace that i have on all the time and it lights up the four elements: fire and water and snow and the secret one called earth. So thats all ask me in my mermaid home at res 6.

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