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The Reading Club's Featured Books

Our featured selections are award-winning books that are obtainable in print from libraries and bookstores, and are also available in alternate formats (electronic or braille). Grade levels are approximate.


Grades 3-6

Sarah, Plain and Tall

By Patricia MacLachlan

1985. Harper Trophy


Available in braille or electronic formats from the following sources:

1. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Available in braille and Web-braille.
www.loc.gov/nls/
(202) 707-5100

2. Braille International
$5.60 - Braille versions for purchase.
www.brailleintl.org
(800) 336-3142

3. Seedlings
$8.50
www.seedlings.org
(800) 777-8552



Caleb and Anna's father has ordered a bride to come to their prairie home. Sarah, who describes herself as plain and tall, captivates the children with wisdom and humor. She is there for a month, but will she stay?

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