What Katy Did

What Katy Did

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by Susan Coolidge
     
 

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Gangly, quick-tempered Katy always means to be beautiful and beloved and as good as an angel one day, but meanwhile her resolutions somehow get forgotten or go horribly wrong. Until, one terrible day, the swing breaks...But it is still a long, eventful time before Katy learns to be as loving and patient as her beautiful, invalid Cousin Helen.

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Gangly, quick-tempered Katy always means to be beautiful and beloved and as good as an angel one day, but meanwhile her resolutions somehow get forgotten or go horribly wrong. Until, one terrible day, the swing breaks...But it is still a long, eventful time before Katy learns to be as loving and patient as her beautiful, invalid Cousin Helen.

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"Katy Carr wasn't perfect—far from it—but she was perfect for me!"  —Cathy Cassidy, author, Dizzy

"This tale of a boisterous child coming into maturity reads with the same zest and insight as it would have done when it was first published over 130 years ago."  —Guardian

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"Katy Carr wasn't perfect—far from it—but she was perfect for me!"  —Cathy Cassidy, author, Dizzy

"This tale of a boisterous child coming into maturity reads with the same zest and insight as it would have done when it was first published over 130 years ago."  —Guardian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448155286
Publisher:
Random House
Publication date:
08/02/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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What Katy Did

Meet the Author

Susan Coolidge (1835-1905) was born Sarah Chauncey Woolsey in Ohio, USA. She worked as a nurse during the American Civil War, after which she started to write. She is best known for her classic children's novel What Katy Did , which was modelled on her own family, and its four sequels: What Katy Did at School, What Katy Did Next, Clover and In the High Valley.

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What Katy Did 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this book. There are five books in this series, and the first three are in print. They are this one'What Katy Did', and the next two'What Katy Did At School, What Katy Did Next. The other two'Clover, In the High Valley', are out of print. Everybody will like this book. All the books that I' ve read in this series are really goos'the ones in print', but this one is by far the best. Everybody has to read this book, it' s soo good!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not really good it was boring to me
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Guest More than 1 year ago
OH Ilove this book. it is one of my favite books. I will read it over and over. I don't know if you knew this is a seiers and it's almost 100 years old? Out of the 5 of the seiers olnly 2 are in print and I have 1 and otered 2.