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MacLachlan, Patricia.
New York : Joanna Cotler Books, 2001
IL 3-6 RL 4.2
ISBN 006023606X
Sarah, Jacob and the children are living on the prairie during the winter of 1918.  There is a war raging in Europe.  At home, influenza in making many people ill and killing some of them.  Anna is leaving to move into town so she can finish her education and work with the town doctor.  As she leaves, she gives her brother Caleb a blank journal with instructions to write down everything that happens around the farm.  That shouldn't be too hard.  According to Caleb, nothing ever happens.  How could he have known how wrong he would be?  How could any of them have known how a stranger will change their lives forever?
SUBJECTS:    Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
                        Grandfathers -- Fiction.
                        Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Plains -- Fiction.
                        Great Plains -- Fiction.


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