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- ISBN: 9780307543721 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: New York : Yearling, 2008.
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|Summary, etc.:|| 1944. Wartime. A six-year-old boy goes to spend the summer with his grandmother Alida in a small town near the Canadian border. With the men all gone off to fight, the women are left to run the farms. There's plenty for the boy to do--trying to help with the chores, getting to know the dog, and the horses, cows, pigs, and chickens. But when his cousin Kristina goes into labor, he can't do a thing. Instead, the house fills with women come to help and to wait, and to work on a quilt together. This is no common, everyday quilt, but one that contains all the stories of the boy's family. The quilt tells the truth, past and future: of happiness, courage, and pain; of the greatest joy, and the greatest loss. And as they wait, the women share these memorable stories with the boy.From the Hardcover edition.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 8 - Text Difficulty 9
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5.1 ATOS Level
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