Hattie Brooks
Books in series2
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(4.4 based on 106 ratings)
  • 1
    Hattie Big Sky | Kirby Larson

    Hattie Big Sky

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Kirby Larson
    • Narrated By Kirsten Potter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (88)
    Performance
    (57)
    Story
    (58)

    For years, 16-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.

    Surprisingly excellent!

    I am a librarian for a junior high school in Mesa, AZ. A colleague recommended this title to me and although historical fiction isn't my favorite genr..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 12 2007 by Lisa (Mesa, AZ, USA)
  • 2
    Hattie Ever After | Kirby Larson

    Hattie Ever After

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Kirby Larson
    • Narrated By Kirsten Potter, Kirby Larson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (18)
    Performance
    (15)
    Story
    (15)

    After leaving Uncle Chester's homestead claim, orphan Hattie Brooks throws a lasso around a new dream, even bigger than the Montana sky. She wants to be a reporter, knowing full well that a few pieces published in the Arlington News will not suffice. Real reporters must go to Grand Places, and do Grand Things, like Hattie's hero Nellie Bly. Another girl might be stymied by this, but Hattie has faced down a hungry wolf and stood up to a mob of angry men. Nothing can squash her desire to write for a big city newspaper.

    Such a great story...and great ending!

    We love the story even though we were sad she left MT; we loved the reading of it and even the author's commentary at the end was great! It is educati..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 03 2016 by Robert ()