The Children's Book Of Christmas Stories is a wonderful assortment of 35 Christmas-themed tales that have been chosen by editor Asa Dickinson. Authors include Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen, Susan Coolidge, and Elizabeth Harrison. Whether it is for children, or for family gatherings, everyone is sure to be captivated and enthralled!
Katy Carr is always dreaming of the time when something will happen to make her famous. But when it does, it's not at all what she wants.
"Beautiful and uplifting story"
Ever since her mother died, 12-year-old Katy has attempted to look after her five younger brothers and sisters. Her father, Dr. Carr, depends on her to set a good example while he takes care of patients. But no matter how hard Katy tries to be good, trouble always finds her. She tears all her dresses and breaks the dishes. She forgets to do her homework, so she gets bad grades. And her quick temper hurts the feelings of those she loves the most. But the day she refuses to listen when Aunt Izzie forbids her to use the new swing changes her life forever.
"A Childhood Favorite"
Katy was the sort of girl who might do anything next, so long as it was something exciting! At 21, she was as eager for adventure as ever, and what greater adventure could there be for an American girl than a trip to Europe?
In this sequel to What Katy Did, Katy Carr has recovered from her long period of paralysis, and is sent, along with her sister Clover, to Hillsover boarding school. The girls fall into friendship with the mischievous Rose Red, and the three of them start a secret club and get into trouble with their teachers. During her time at Hillsover, Katy has a positive influence on the younger girls at the school, while they help her to regain some of her youthfulness, lost as a result of her illness.
Lorelei King reads Susan Coolidge's classic tale about feisty Katy and her adventures. Twelve-year-old Katy lives with her father, Aunt Izzy, and five younger brothers and sisters in the little town of Burnet. Tall, tomboyish and with a head full of plans and dreams, she just can't help getting into scrapes - she loses her homework, is late for school and gets her siblings in trouble when she persuades them to stay up past bedtime playing noisy games.
"Sweet and gentle book."
Katy Carr is always dreaming of the time when something will happen to make her famous. But when it does, it's not at all what she wants. In this moving story, Katy Carr overcomes a tragic accident and learns to be as loving and as patient as the beautiful invalid, Helen.
"What Katy Did at School" is a children's book written by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey under her pen name Susan Coolidge. The Katy book series follow the adventures of a twelve-year-old American girl, Katy Carr, and her family who live in the fictional lakeside Ohio town of Burnet in the 1860s. Katy is a tall untidy tomboy, forever getting into scrapes but wishing to be beautiful and beloved. In this sequel to "What Katy Did at School" Susan Coolidge describes boarding school life of Katy and her sister Colver.
Meet Katy Carr. She's Impulsive, gangly, adventurous, awkward, and brave; she loves clambering over fences, sitting on roofs, making up games, or going for picnics with her five brothers and sisters (much to the horror of her Aunt Izzie). But when she falls from a swing, she suddenly has to cope with being stuck indoors - maybe forever.