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The Wonderful Day
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The Wonderful Day
Author: Coatsworth, Elizabeth
Price: $10.00
Publisher: Bethlehem Books
Subjects: Literature   Reading  
Grades: 5 6
Stock #: P-RD05-65
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Seton's Description:
The Wonderful Day. A hot July day with thunderheads, and a violent storm to come; a day with hidden heaviness for Uncle Joseph, who fears he may lose Five Bushel Farm; a secretly anxious day for Andrew, who goes with Sally to meet their old friend Pierre; a day in which Sally and Andrew will race courageously against danger and face many troubles-yet with all this…a wonderful day! In this novel we glimpse a bit of Sally's future, resting on her own good sense and buoyant heart. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Copyright 1946. Softcover. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. 139 pp.

Comments on this book by Dr. Mary Kay Clark: The whole story takes place in one day, a day in which Andrew and Sally ride their horses for a pleasant day which ends up as a mysterious adventure. Like many of these books written so long ago during a time without modern distractions, the author takes time to show us the surroundings. For example {picked at random}, on p. 36: "For a house in the country, Aunt Esther's was very fine. It was painted outside like a town house, which set it off from the usual unpainted farmhouse; and inside there was a French paper on the parlor walls and a fine stenciling of baskets of fruit and flowers in the best chamber, with a pattern of stars bordered by American eagles in the hallway. There were rugs on all the floors, too, except in the kitchen, which had been freshly sanded with a basketwork pattern made by the broom, marred here and there by little footprints. A picture of a dairy maid with her cow, painted on glass, hung over the parlor mantel, between the painted vases at each end; and there were two silver candlesticks, with tall beeswax candles in them, on Aunt Esther's little spinet, which stood open - showing the painted cupids above the cupboard." Elizabeth Coatsworth is a master of description and detail. For students who need to write descriptive paragraphs, she is a teacher who can't be beat! This book, like many published in the 30s and 40s, gives a picture of strong family life, Americana, respect for others, peace and contentment even with little ripples of problems. It is a "snapshot of yesterday."

This book is also sold as part of the 3 book set entitled The Five Bushel Farm Series

This book is part of a treasury of wholesome, character-building literature from Bethlehem Books.

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