Thimble Summer

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Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Original Publish Date: Jun 24, 2008
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (3.45 hours)
Product Number: Z100026521
Released: Jun 24, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780739366950
Narrator/s: Joan Allen
Publisher: Listening Library
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Description

When Garnet finds a silver thimble in the sand by the river, she is sure it's magical. But is it magical enough to help her pig, Timmy, win a blue ribbon on Fair Day?

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Author(s): Elizabeth Enright
Product Number EB00623124
Released: Nov 10, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Square Fish
ISBN: #9781250102874

Professional reviews

"One dry summer day early in the twentieth century, 9-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble near her southwestern Wisconsin home, and amazing things start to happen. The rains finally come, her father finds money to rebuild his decrepit barn, and the list goes on. Those few months become her "magic thimble summer," which the author describes with such wide-eyed wonder that she won the Newbery Medal for it in 1939. Joan Allen's reading is candid and straightforward--like the young people she temporarily and convincingly inhabits. Her strong and affectionate voice combines so perfectly with Enright's finely detailed prose that the listener enters intimately into this loving family chronicle. E.V. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"

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