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Heidi [electronic resource]. Johanna Spyri.

Spyri, Johanna. (Author). Ward, Johanna. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781481557481 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Johanna Ward.
Summary, etc.: High in the Swiss Alps, Heidi, a five-year-old orphan, comes to live with her grandfather. His neighbors say he is a fierce old hermit of whom they are all afraid. Heidi, however, proves to be a remarkable, unaffected child, who quickly charms her grandfather. In fact, for Heidi, nothing could be better than living with him. She has a genuine enthusiasm for life in the mountains: for the goats, which she helps Peter to tend, the spring flowers on the Alm, and the simple hay bed that she occupies in the loft. However, her Aunt Dete doesn't understand, and it is a sad day when she takes Heidi to live in a strange city with a strange family that wants a companion for their young invalid daughter named Klara. Heidi does her best to be a friend to Klara, but her longing for home becomes too much to bear. This beloved classic has delighted children and their parents for decades and will continue to do so with its winning heroine, memorable characters, and engaging...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 6
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
630 Lexile.
3.9 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 207281 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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