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The Little House

by Virginia Lee Burton

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Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for her memorable picture book The Little House, a poignant story of a cute country cottage that becomes engulfed by the city that grows up around it. The house has an expressive face of windows and doors, and even the feelings of a person, so she's sad when she's surrounded by the dirty, noisy city's hustle and bustle: "She missed the field of daisies / and the apple trees dancing in the moonlight." Fortunately, there's a happy ending, as the house is taken back to the country where she belongs. A classic!


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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 5, 2011

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780547350554
  • Release date: May 5, 2011

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780547350554
  • File size: 17505 KB
  • Release date: December 15, 2009


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Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

subjects

Juvenile Fiction

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS: 4.2
Lexile Score: 890
Interest Level: K-3(LG)

Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for her memorable picture book The Little House, a poignant story of a cute country cottage that becomes engulfed by the city that grows up around it. The house has an expressive face of windows and doors, and even the feelings of a person, so she's sad when she's surrounded by the dirty, noisy city's hustle and bustle: "She missed the field of daisies / and the apple trees dancing in the moonlight." Fortunately, there's a happy ending, as the house is taken back to the country where she belongs. A classic!


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