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Hattie big sky / Kirby Larson.

Larson, Kirby. (Author). Potter, Kirsten. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780739351338 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Listening Library (Audio), 2007.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Kirsten Potter.
Summary, etc.: Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim.For years, sixteen-year-old Hattie's been shuttled between relatives. Tired of being Hattie Here-and-There, she courageously leaves Iowa to prove up on her late uncle's homestead claim near Vida, Montana. With a stubborn stick-to-itiveness, Hattie faces frost, drought and blizzards. Despite many hardships, Hattie forges ahead, sharing her adventures with her friends-especially Charlie, fighting in France-through letters and articles for her hometown paper.Her backbreaking quest for a home is lightened by her neighbors, the Muellers. But she feels threatened by pressure to be a "Loyal" American, forbidding friendships with folks of German descent. Despite everything, Hattie's determined to stay until a tragedy causes her to discover the true meaning of home.From the Hardcover edition.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 12
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
700 Lexile.
4.4 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 239735 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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