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Hattie big sky [electronic resource]. 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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