Book Summary

    "I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall." A heartwarming story about two children, Anna and Caleb, whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay? Anna and Caleb wait and wonder -- and hope. Performed by Glenn Close
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    Author

    Patricia MacLachlan

    Year Published

    1985

    Categories

    1st in series, 8-12, Award Winning, Boys, English, family, friendship, Girls, in corpus, pioneer, series, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    9780618062416

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    3.71

    # Ratings

    57890

    # of Words

Book Summary

"I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall." A heartwarming story about two children, Anna and Caleb, whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay? Anna and Caleb wait and wonder -- and hope. Performed by Glenn Close
(summary from goodreads.com)