Laddie: A True Blue Story by Gene Stratton-PorterLaddie: A True Blue Story by Gene Stratton-Porter

Laddie: A True Blue Story

byGene Stratton-PorterIntroduction byMary Gaither

Paperback | October 22, 1988

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Loosely based on Stratton-Porter's own childhood, Laddie is a double tale-the classic poor-boy/rich-girl romance and the story of a child of nature and her idyllic childhood.

Geneva Grace Stratton was born on a farm in Wabash County, Indiana in 1863. Stratton attended public schools. At an early age she roamed the countryside and developed a lively interest in nature and wildlife. In 1874 the family moved to the city of Wabash. She stayed in school until she was almost twenty, but did not receive a high sch...
Title:Laddie: A True Blue StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 6 × 1.17 inPublished:October 22, 1988Publisher:Indiana University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253204585

ISBN - 13:9780253204585

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


From Our Editors

The narrative mode of 'Laddie' may prevent an easy suspension of disbelief to some readers. It is told in the first person by the eight- or ten-year-old Little Sister but from the later position of adulthood.