Plain Girl

Paperback | August 15, 2003

byVirginia Sorensen

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An Amish girl, Esther feels like one black bird against the sky" in her plain clothes. So when she's forced to attend public school she's terrified. She fears the new world she must enter, fears the way she sticks out next to other kids, and - most of all - fears she may do what her brother did: run away and join the sinful but great wide world she's only just discovering. "

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An Amish girl, Esther feels like one black bird against the sky" in her plain clothes. So when she's forced to attend public school she's terrified. She fears the new world she must enter, fears the way she sticks out next to other kids, and - most of all - fears she may do what her brother did: run away and join the sinful but great w...

VIRGINIA SORENSEN (1912-1991) was born in Utah, and it was her family's own stories that influenced her early novels of the American West.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.47 inPublished:August 15, 2003Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152047255

ISBN - 13:9780152047252

Appropriate for ages: 7

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A tender and wise book, and the details of Amish living are interesting and authentic." - Christian Science Monitor "A moving story that will be enjoyed . . . and appreciated." - The Horn Book "