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Natalie Kinsey-Warnock's beautifully told, warm hearted novel tells the story of one girl's journey to find the mother she never had, set against the period backdrop of a small farming town in 1950s Vermont. For her entire life, 10-year-old Blue has never known her mother. On a cold, wintry day in December of 1941, she was found wrapped in a quilt, stuffed in a kettle near the home of Hannah Spooner, an older townswoman known for her generosity and caring. Life with Hannah so far has been simple—mornings spent milking cows, afternoons spent gardening and plowing the fields on their farm. But Blue finds it hard not to daydream about her mother, and over the course of one summer, she resolves to finally find out who she is. That means searching through the back issues of the local newspaper, questioning the local townspeople, and searching for clues wherever she can find them. Her search leads her down a road of self-discovery that will change her life forever.

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About the Author

NATALIE KINSEY-WARNOCK is the author of many wonderful historical novels for young readers, including The Canada Geese Quilt, which was an ALA Notable Book, a Booklist Editors' Choice, and an NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375960994
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Family - Parents
Author:
Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie
Author:
Kinsey, Natalie
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Pets
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 6.15 x 0.95 in 0.785 lb
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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Children's » Animals » Pets
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Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » 20th Century
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Special Needs

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