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A Gathering of Days
A Gathering of Days
Author: Joan W. Blos
"I, Catherine Cabot Hall, aged 13, 6 months, 29 days ... do begin this book." The fictional journal of a teenager, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town in the 1830s, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend.
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ISBN-13: 9780439793766
ISBN-10: 0439793769
Publication Date: 9/10/2005
Pages: 144
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Scolastic
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Unabridged -- 3 Cassettes/3.75 hours -- Narrated by Cynthia Maurice

Winner of The Newbery Medal, 1980

The American Book Award (Children's Books), 1980

Catherine's mother has died, following the birth of an infant son, and when her father decides to remarry, Catherine faces painful changes, not the least of them in herself.

A provocative story for our times, carved from the granite of New England traditions, told in the form of a journal kept by Catherine Hall