Carol Ryrie Brink
IL: MG - BL: 6 - AR Pts: 8
The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century. At age 11, Caddie Woodlawn is the despair of her mother and the pride of her father: a clock-fixing tomboy running wild in the woods of Wisconsin. In 1864, this is a bit much for her Boston-bred mother to bear, but Caddie and her brothers are happy with the status quo. Written in 1935 about Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother's childhood, the...
A Depression family appropriates a summer cottage in the Wisconsin woods, where they spend the winter and welcome all visitors,including a runaway youth and two strangers.