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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832Catherine Cabot Hall sporadically writes in her journal, filling it with recipes, excerpts from her copy book, secrets, fears, confidences, details of her adjustment to her stepmother, and thoughts on the pain of a friend's death. Though fiction, the journal is believable, and Catherine is easy to like.
- Fiction, Historical Fiction
- John Newbery Medal 1980 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780684163406
The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian GirlAfter the Turks finish with their slaughter of nearly two million Armenians, Veron is the only survivor of her immediate family. When the Greeks attack Turkey, Veron and her aunt and cousin escape to Greece, and from there she travels to the United States, a mail-order bride and the future mother of the author.
- Nonfiction, Biography
- John Newbery Medal 1980 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780688802059