Sarah, Plain and Tall

  • by Patricia MacLachlan
  • Narrated by Glenn Close
  • 1 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall." A heartwarming story about two children, Anna and Caleb, whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay? Anna and Caleb wait and wonder -- and hope. Performed by Glenn Close


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Customer Reviews

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This book is a wonderful story. So glad I got to hear it. Its become one of my favorite listens. Its what a family should be... Happy, kind & accepting of one another the way they are :)
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- Marisa Talley

Great story

As a 3rd grade teacher, teaching about the pioneers, sequencing and history, this was an excellent story for the children.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-18-2008
  • Publisher: HarperAudio