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Blue willow. Illustrated by Paul Lantz.

By: Gates, Doris, 1901-1987.
Contributor(s): Lantz, Paul, 1908- [illus.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Viking Press, 1940Description: 172 p. illus. 22 cm.ISBN: 0140309241 (pbk.); 9780140309249 (pbk.).Subject(s): Migrant labor -- Juvenile fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | California -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Blue willow.; Online version:: Blue willow.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.G216Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1941.Summary: A little girl, who wants most of all to have a real home and to go to a regular school, hopes that the valley her family has come to, which so resembles the pattern on her treasured blue willow plate, will be their permanent home.
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CML Adolescent Fiction University of Texas At Tyler
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G259B (Browse shelf) Available 0000100336734

A little girl, who wants most of all to have a real home and to go to a regular school, hopes that the valley her family has come to, which so resembles the pattern on her treasured blue willow plate, will be their permanent home.

Newbery Honor Book, 1941.

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Doris Gates was a librarian and writer of children's fiction. Blue Willow was groundbreaking in its use of realistic storytelling for children. Doris Gates is also known for her collections of Greek mythology, including A Fair Wind for Troy .

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