Caddie Woodlawn

Caddie Woodlawn

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Chronicles the adventures of eleven-year-old Caddie growing up with her six brothers and sisters on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century. At age 11, Caddie Woodlawn is the despair of her mother and the pride of her father: a clock-fixing tomboy running wild in the woods of Wisconsin. In 1864, this is a bit much for her Boston-bred mother to bear, but Caddie and her brothers are happy with the status quo. Written in 1935 about Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother's childhood, the adventures of Caddie and her brothers are still exciting over 60 years later. With each chapter comes another ever-more exciting adventure: a midnight gallop on her horse across a frozen river to warn her American Indian friends of the white men's plan to attack; a prairie fire approaching the school house; and a letter from England that may change the family's life forever. This Newbery Medal-winning book bursts at the seams with Caddie's irrepressible spirit. In spite of her mother's misgivings, Caddie is a perfect role model for any girl--or boy, for that matter. She's big-hearted, she's brave, and she's mechanically inclined!
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Books ; London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, 1990, c1935.
Edition: 1st Aladdin Books ed.
ISBN: 9780689815218
0689815212
9780027136708
0027136701
9780689829697
0689829698
9781416940289
1416940286
Call Number: BRINK
Characteristics: x, 275 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Subjects: Historical fiction, Juvenile.
Wisconsin -- Juvenile fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Wisconsin -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Newbery Medal.
Additional Contributors: Hyman, Trina Schart - Illustrator

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green_cat_3454
Sep 23, 2017

You may or may not like this book, it is either exciting or extremely boring. Its inconsistency wears me out.

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Sophieshuyicheng
Aug 03, 2017

It's a really good book. It gives a good peek into life on the frontier in the 1860s. I recommend 9+.

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navy_wolf_412
Jun 22, 2017

SO. UNBEARABLY. BORING.

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Christie1977
Jan 12, 2017

This is the best book I have ever read. Caddie Woodlawn was one of my school books and it was such a good story. I recommend children 10+ read this book. Does have some gruesome things but great book!!! I got so in to it and could not get out of the story!!!!

AL_KATI Dec 29, 2016

A classic novel to try if you've read the Little House books and Anne of Green Gables. One of my favorites from childhood.

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librarianguish
Oct 06, 2016

One of my all-time favorites. A classic!

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Lego15
Mar 15, 2016

Great book, very funny!

ECPat Jan 12, 2016

This was one of my favorite books when I was a child.

iluvstarwars Jan 11, 2016

I like this book a lot because it reminds me of myself, Caddie is a fun-loving, and good-natured character, and she also has a good family who loves each other and tries to do right.

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bacon1
Dec 07, 2015

This was a good look into the lives of pioneers. It had a good message too about girls growing up into strong young women.

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