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Book Title: Away Goes Sally|
The author of the book: Elizabeth Coatsworth
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 884 KB
Edition: Bethlehem Books
Date of issue: May 2nd 2005
ISBN 13: 9781883937836
Read full description of the books Away Goes Sally:Sally belongs to a household full of aunts and uncles, all headed by her Uncle Joseph and ruled over by his sister Nannie. But now these two are at loggerheads, caused by Cousin Ephraim's letter, urging them to resettle in his Maine vicinity. Fortunately Uncle Joseph has a clever plan. It will launch them on a winter saga, employing a mode of travel only a New England Yankee could have invented. Sally-and the reader-will enjoy the surprises of this journey, taken in company with her lively and lovable relations. A story full of early American detail, set in the era shortly before the War of 1812. Ages 8 and up.
Read information about the authorElizabeth Jane Coatsworth was best known as the author of Away Goes Sally, The Cat Who Went to Heaven, which won the 1931 Newbery Medal, and the four Incredible Tales, but in fact she wrote more than 90 books for children. She was extremely interested in the world around her, particularly the people of Maine, as well as the houses and the surrounding land. She also loved the history and myths of her favorite places, those near her home and those encountered on her countless travels.
Coatsworth graduated from Vassar College in 1915 and received a Master of Arts from Columbia University in 1916. In 1929, she married writer Henry Beston, with whom she had two children. When she was in her thirties, her first books of adult poetry were published. For over fifty years, she continued to write and publish poetry in collections and to weave poems between the chapters of her books of fiction.
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