The Quilt

The Quilt

Alida Series, Book 3

eBook - 2008
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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 the farms. There's 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 into labor, he can't 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 the boy's 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 the boy.From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Yearling, 2008
ISBN: 9780307543721
Branch Call Number: E-Book CHILD
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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JULIA HITCHCOCK
Mar 17, 2019

My family loves Gary Paulsen . I found this book special in a different way - so much women's wisdom shared by a man. I am grateful for this beautiful book and look forward to the other two inspired by his grandmother Alida.

jclterrib Feb 13, 2014

This is one of Gary Paulsen's grandmother trilogies. It is set during WWII when most men are off fighting forcing the women to create lasting bonds.

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