Sarah plain and tall book report

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sarah plain and tall book report

Sarah, Plain and Tall Summary

At the beginning of the book, the Witting family has been made up of the same three people for a while: Jacob Witting and his children, Anna and Caleb. His wife died after giving birth to Caleb, and though the children are older now, it's still difficult for Jacob to take care of them. On top of that, the kids long for a mother to bring some sunshine and life into their family. Anna in particular thinks wistfully about how her biological mother used to sing to them every single day. Then, one day, Jacob comes home and announces to his children that he's placed an ad in the newspaper for a new wife, and that a woman named Sarah has responded.
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Sarah, Plain and Tall

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Sarah, Plain and Tall

These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. When it starts, Anna is making dinner because their mother has passed away. Caleb , her little brother, is bombarding her with questions about their mother, especially if it is true that she sang every day. He wants to hear the story about how he was born, even though Anna has told it to him many times. He can't remember anything because their mother died right after she gave birth to him.

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Plugged In exists to shine a light on the world of popular entertainment while giving you and your family the essential tools you need to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which we live. - It explores themes of loneliness, abandonment , and coping with change.

This site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to administer and improve your experience on our site, to help diagnose and troubleshoot potential server malfunctions, and to gather use and demographic information. See our cookie policy. Skip to Content. Get age-based picks. Readers of this classic short novel will learn about farm life in the midwestern United States during the 19th century, including transportation, diet, gender roles, and child rearing. They'll also encounter differences between the landscape of the American prairie and the East Coast. Sarah sets an example of independence and self-sufficiency within the confines of 19th-century gender roles when she wants to be able to transport herself to town alone and insists on helping repair the leaky roof.

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  1. Warm family story of children's wish for a mother. Read Common Sense Media's Sarah, Plain and Tall review, age rating, and parents guide.

  2. At the beginning of the book, the Witting family has been made up of the same three people for a while: Jacob Witting and his children, Anna and Caleb. His wife.

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