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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (6,638 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kirby Larson Narrator: Kirsten Potter Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Madame Butterfly | 2/19/2014

    " This was a wonderful coming of age story that was richly told. I would definitely recomend this to anyone looking for a good historical novel. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kate | 2/12/2014

    " I was shocked by how much I loved this book. One of the librarians suggested it when I told her I was desperate for some good reading. The premise seemed uninteresting, but after a few pages, I was sucked in by the poetical writing. I loved it. Beautiful, beautiful writing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Brooke | 2/5/2014

    " good story could see and feel the, only i wanted a better ending. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Julee | 2/4/2014

    " I loved this book. I continued to think about it when I was not reading it, pondering Hattie's situation and her sorrows. I was curious why Hattie washed her hair in sugar water and began to research it and other things I was unfamiliar with about the era. The characters in this story seemed very real to me. I began to wonder about books that Chase would enjoy reading and decided to try out Perilee's recipes. These are all indicators of a well crafted story. I think a good project for this book would be to write Hattie a letter and ask her questions about Montana farm life. "

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