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After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-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. Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim. For years, sixteen-year-old Hattie's been shuttled between relatives. Tired of being Hattie Here-and-There, she courageously leaves Iowa to prove up on her late uncle's homestead claim near Vida, Montana. With a stubborn stick-to-itiveness, Hattie faces frost, drought and blizzards. Despite many hardships, Hattie forges ahead, sharing her adventures with her friends--especially Charlie, fighting in France--through letters and articles for her hometown paper. Her backbreaking quest for a home is lightened by her neighbors, the Muellers. But she feels threatened by pressure to be a "Loyal" American, forbidding friendships with folks of German descent. Despite everything, Hattie's determined to stay until a tragedy causes her to discover the true meaning of home.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD FIC LARSON (Text) 33892004900099 Adult Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 09/24/2008 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780739351321 :
  • ISBN: 073935132X :
  • ISBN: 9780739350515
  • ISBN: 073935051X
  • Physical Description: 7 sound discs (approximately 73 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Library edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House/Listening Library, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Kirsten Potter.
Summary, etc.:
After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-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. Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim. For years, sixteen-year-old Hattie's been shuttled between relatives. Tired of being Hattie Here-and-There, she courageously leaves Iowa to prove up on her late uncle's homestead claim near Vida, Montana. With a stubborn stick-to-itiveness, Hattie faces frost, drought and blizzards. Despite many hardships, Hattie forges ahead, sharing her adventures with her friends--especially Charlie, fighting in France--through letters and articles for her hometown paper. Her backbreaking quest for a home is lightened by her neighbors, the Muellers. But she feels threatened by pressure to be a "Loyal" American, forbidding friendships with folks of German descent. Despite everything, Hattie's determined to stay until a tragedy causes her to discover the true meaning of home.
Target Audience Note:
012 & up.
Subject: Self-reliance > Juvenile fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life > Juvenile fiction.
Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Montana > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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