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Hattie Big Sky

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 2,314 Ratings and 736 Reviews

Book Description
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, 16-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe.
Book Information
PublisherTurtleback Books
BindingLibrary Binding (21 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date12/16/2007
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The Creators
About Kirby Larson (Author) : I wrote my first book in fourth grade, a heart-warming tale of the Easter Bunny, all in rhyme. Thankfully, my writing has improved over the years and I've had great fun writing picture books, chapter ... more
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Reader Comments
6/1/2010 Aileen stewart said: This book is not only a great read for YA, but is a great read for adults as well. Much like John Wayne's "Rooster Cogburn" character, Hattie has true grit.
tags: I recommend, I read

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12/11/2009 Katy Philby

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6/30/2009 Nicole Downing said: Visit my blog for a review on this book http://snikysnake.blogspot.com/
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6/23/2009 julia b tagged as: I read

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6/2/2009 Mary Louise Sanchez said: Loved the setting and the time period.
tags: I recommend

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6/27/2008 Holly Cupala said: Loved this book!
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6/19/2008 Stephenie Hovland said: Awww, man! I loved it! I shed tears a few times and didn't want the story to end. Lovely book, written by a truly great author.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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3/21/2008 Lois Szymansski said: FANTASTIC!
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10/16/2007 Diane Smith said: Good book! I listened to the audio, and it was done well.
tags: I recommend, I read

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9/8/2007 elizabeth o. dulemba tagged as: I Read

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8/22/2007 Barbara O'Connor tagged as: middle-grade

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8/22/2007 Sara Holmes said: It's rare that I finish a book and miss the main character. Oh I did it when I was a kid---Sara! Sara Crewe! You spell your name just like me!---but now I have to read so much like a writer that I get detached sometimes. Not here. Hattie is a friend of mine. Always will be. Lovely lovely book.
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8/5/2007 jama rattigan said: Beautifully executed in every way! I was hooked from the first paragraph.
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6/22/2007 Gina Marysol Ruiz said: http://ginasblogging.blogspot.com/2007/03/hattie-big-sky.html

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4/17/2007 Kirby Larson tagged as: I wrote

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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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