Sarah Whitcher's Story

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Item #: 080564
ISBN: 9780890847541
Grades: 2-4
Author: Elizabeth Yates

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Publisher: Bob Jones University Press
Pub. Date: June 1994
Binding: Trade Paper
Pages: 95
Dimensions: 5.52 x 8.44 x .42 in.; .44 lbs.
Edition: illustrated
Language: English
Age Range: 7 to 9
Grade Range: 2 to 4

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Sarah Whitcher's Story
A timeless tale, based on a true story, of life on the frontier and one little girl's resourcefulness. I would highly recommend this classic book.
November 9, 2015
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Our daughter's second grade curriculum suggested this book as a read aloud and I am so glad it did! Otherwise I may never have been introduced to this wonderful author Elizabeth Yates Now we own several Yates books for this age range and all are of the same quality with excellent morals and historical details I can't remember reading (aloud) a more moving story than "Sarah Whitcher's Story" Our family (husband included) sat riveted and more than once tears rolled freely down my cheeks as I read Part of this book's power comes from the slow build as each day passes without the searchers finding the girl as you begin to feel the growing despair of the searchers and the family And yet there is hope and faith intertwined To learn that the story of this little girl is likely a TRUE account makes it all the more intense Of course the author has added conversation and details not included in the old accounts but all seems to realistically mesh with the time period and situation The pencil illustrations within are beautifully rendered We recently read it aloud a second time (in just two sittings!) and even knowing the story again I was moved so that my voice choked with emotion This author does not shy away from referencing God and attributing events to Him Does the account seem unbelievable? With God all things are possible! I highly recommend this book!
January 15, 2014
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As part of My Father's World curriculum. I'm piecing it together because I already owned many of the package items.
User on Feb 21, 2019
The price was better than the other site I was looking at. It is part of the curriculum I'm using.
Bethany P on Aug 15, 2018
As part of My Father's World curriculum. I'm piecing it together because I already owned many of the package items.
User on Feb 21, 2019
Chosen for my 9 year old granddaughter who is an emerging reader.
Sherry K on Dec 12, 2018
The price was better than the other site I was looking at. It is part of the curriculum I'm using.
Bethany P on Aug 15, 2018
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Diane F on May 26, 2017
Wonderful story!
Andrea P on Nov 3, 2016
Chose this because it's a part of the Heart of Dakota "Beyond Little Hearts for His Glory" curriculum that we're doing this upcoming school year.
Scot M on Aug 20, 2016
Part of My Father's World 2nd grade (Adventures) curriculum.
Celesta R on Mar 12, 2016
Chosen for my 9 year old granddaughter who is an emerging reader.
Sherry K on Dec 12, 2018
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Diane F on May 26, 2017
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