A Gathering og Days Author:Joan W. Blos The John Newberry Medal has been awarded annually since 1922, under the supervision of the American Library Association, to books that are considered the most distinguished contributions to literature for children. — A Gathering of Days — I, Catherine Cabot Hall, aged 13 years, 6 months, 29 days . . . do begin this book. — So begins the journal of ... more »a girl coming of age in nineteenth-century New Hampshire.
Catherine records both the hardships of pioneer life and its many joys. Even as she struggles with her mother's death and fathers eventual remarriage, Catherine's indomitable spirit makes the saga as oftentimes uplifting and joyous one.
Quiet yet powerful, this award-winning book is sure to touch all who read it.
Joan W. Blos is authus of the companion book, Brothers of the Heart, also available as an Aladdin paperback« less