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"I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall."

Caleb and his sister, Anna, live with their father on a lonely farm. Caleb can't remember his mother, who died the day after he was born, but Anna remembers how Mama and Papa used to sing. Now Papa doesn't sing at all. But then Papa advertises for a wife, and in the spring Sarah, plain and tall, arrives with her cat Seal, and she's come to stay...

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Parental Guidance[]

  • Reading Age: 7-11
  • Reading Aloud Age: 6-9

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The rest of the Sarah, Plain and Tall series which feature the same characters. They are:

  • Skylark
  • Caleb's Story
  • More Perfect Than The Moon

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