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Katie
Author: Margaret Graham
ISBN: 7015
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"Katie," a bittersweet novel about growing up during the Depression, is also a story of survival. When Katie's father abandons his family in a backwoods flat, the McLeods search for ways to survive: shelling pecans and packing sausage for sale in town, shooting rabbits, and catching fish in Bull Creek.
But this heartwarming story recounts another sort of survival too - the survival of a young girl's soul. Katie must learn to cope without her father, yet every day she watches and waits for him to return. It isn't until later, after Katie has wonderfully fallen in love, that she learns the awful truth......