Synopses & Reviews
is a real adventurer. She'd rather hunt than sew, plow than bake, and beat her brother's dares every chance she gets. Caddie is friends with Indians, who scare most of the neighbors -- neighbors, who, like her mother and sisters, don't understand her at all.
Caddie is brave, and her story is special -- because it's true, based on the life and memoires of Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother, the real Caddie Woodlawn. Her spirit and sense of fun have made this book a classic that readers have taken to their hearts for over fifty years.
"Told with a style and grace and teamed with fresh new illustrations, the story of Wisconsin frontier life in the 1860s will continue to attract readers today."--"School Library Journal, " starred review. This Newbery Award winner is available in a summer reading program edition.
This 1935 Newbery Medal winner, the classic story of an 11-year-old boy growing up on the frontier of 1860s Wisconsin, is now available in this summer reading program edition.