Synopses & Reviews
Caddie Woodlawn is a real adventurer. She'd rather hunt than sew and plow than bake, and tries to 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. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Caddie is brave, and her story is special because it's based on the life and memories 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 more than seventy years.
"You take Little House on the Prairie;
I'll take Caddie Woodlawn."
-- Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook
The 1936 Newbery Medal winner--Carol Ryrie Brink's beloved tale of a tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin prairie in the 1860s--gets a stunning new look in this handsomely repackaged edition.
Chronicles the adventures of eleven-year-old Caddie growing up with her six brothers and sisters on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Carol Ryrie Brinkandlt;/bandgt; was the author of many books for young readers, including andlt;iandgt;Caddie Woodlawn's Family,andlt;/iandgt; the companion volume to andlt;iandgt;Caddie Woodlawnandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Baby Islandandlt;/iandgt;.