The Good Master Author:Kate Seredy Jancsi and his father, Marton, don't know what they're getting into when they pick up Kate, Jancsi's cousin from the city, at the train station. Her father had written that she was "delicate" and had "had the measles" recently. They expect a shy little girl. They don't know that Kate's father had lied about her! — When the train arrives, she appe... more »ars like a whirlwind, calling Marton funny and Jancsi a "little girl." Before they know it, she's stolen the horse and carriage, driving off in it standing up. Then, when Jancsi and Marton finally get her home, she disappers again, only to reappear on teh ceiling beams, eating sausages she just stole from the cupboard!
But eventually Kate settles down a bit under the calm and watchful eyes of Marton, the "Good Master." And she finds she has more adventures in the country than she could hope for. When she's stolen by a band of roaming Gypsies, though, she gets in a little over her head. How will she escape? Can the "Good Master" save her? (Newbery Honor Book)« less