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Caddie Woodlawn
Caddie Woodlawn
Author: Carol Ryrie Brink
"This Newbery Award-winning book . . . has been reprinted with a charming reminiscence by the author about her grandmother Caddie. . . . Told with style and grace and teamed with fresh new illustrations, the story of Wisconsin frontier life in the 1860's will continue to attract readers today."--School Library Journal, starred review.
ISBN-13: 9781439527900
ISBN-10: 1439527903
Publication Date: 8/11/2008
Pages: 242
Edition: 2 Reprint
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Book Type: Library Binding
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
"In 1864 Caddie Woodlawn was eleven, and as wild a little tomboy as ever ran the woods of western Wisconsin. She was the despair of her mother and of her elder sister Clara. But her father watched her with a little shine of pride in his eyes, and her brothers accepted her as one of themselves without a question."

So begins an exciting story about a girl who would rather hunt than sew, rather plow than bake. This prize-winning book tells of the escapades of Caddie and her six brothers and sisters, af a schoolhouse fire, of pranks played on a city slicker cousin, of an amazing discovery in an old trunk. And when the Indians threaten to massacre the settlers it is Caddie's courage and quick thinking that save her family and their neighbors.
Veronika avatar reviewed Caddie Woodlawn on + 103 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
This book was one of my favorites from childhood. I read it to my children who loved Caddie's adventures as much as I did.
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This is the story of Caddie Woodhouse written by her granddaughter, Carol Ryrie Brink. It is a collection of stories that Caddie told of her life growing up as a pioneer just south of Menomonie, Wisconsin. I enjoyed this book even more than the Little House series of Laura Ingalls Wilder's life.
SouthernChelz avatar reviewed Caddie Woodlawn on + 216 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
An excellent book. Both my daughters and son loved it when I read this to them.
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This is a wonderful story of frontier america from a young girl's point of view. My son, however really liked this book because there is enough action (and interaction)involving native americans, and parent/sibling issues.
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My nine year old daugther loved Caddie Woodlawn and read this book in a few days. She especially liked how Caddie was brave and daring. When she discovered it was about a real person, she was even more in awe.
Alison avatar reviewed Caddie Woodlawn on + 551 more book reviews
A classic.
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Excellent!
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great book.
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Loved this book! I read it aloud at bedtime to our two girls, ages 8 and 10, and they loved it too. There is a sequel to Caddie Woodlawn, which is titled Magical Melons, by the same author: Carol Ryrie Brink.
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AMAZING !!!!!!!!!!
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Excellent book about a girl and her family in the 1800's.
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I read this book to my kids. We all enjoyed it.
reviewed Caddie Woodlawn on + 219 more book reviews
"In 1864 Caddie Woodlawn was eleven, and as wild a little tomboy as ever ran the woods of western Wisconsin. She was the despair of her mother and of her elder sister Clara. But her father watched her with a little shine of pride in his eyes, and her brothers accepted her as one of themselves without a question."

So begins an exciting story about a girl who would rather hunt than sew, rather plow than bake. This prize-winning book tells of the escapades of Caddie and her six brothers and sisters, af a schoolhouse fire, of pranks played on a city slicker cousin, of an amazing discovery in an old trunk. And when the Indians threaten to massacre the settlers it is Caddie's courage and quick thinking that save her family and their neighbors.


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