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Quilt Gary Paulsen

Quilt

Gary Paulsen

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ISBN : 9780307543721
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96 pages
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1944. Wartime.A six-year-old boy goes to spend the summer with his grandmother Alida in a small town near the Canadian border. With the men all gone off to fight, the women are left to run thefarms. Theres plenty for the boy to do-trying to helpMore1944. Wartime.A six-year-old boy goes to spend the summer with his grandmother Alida in a small town near the Canadian border. With the men all gone off to fight, the women are left to run thefarms. Theres plenty for the boy to do-trying to help with the chores, getting to know the dog, and the horses, cows, pigs, and chickens.But when his cousin Kristina goes intolabor, he cant do a thing. Instead, the house fills with women come to help and to wait, and to work on a quilt together. This is no common, everyday quilt, but one that contains all the stories of theboys family. The quilt tells the truth, past and future: of happiness, courage, and pain- of the greatest joy, and the greatest loss. And as they wait, the women share these memorable stories with theboy. From the Hardcover edition.