When the family moves from Germany to Canada in the 1930's, a nine-year-old girl discovers the reason for her awkwardness and apparent inability to do anything right.
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Jean Little is the author of more than twenty-five books for children. In addition to Emma's Magic Winter, her first I Can Read Book, Ms. Little's works include the novels Lost and Found, Different Dragons, From Anna and Hey World, Here I Am, illustrated by Sue Truesdell. Jean Little has always been interested in adoption, and she had a first-hand experience with it when her sister adopted two children several years ago. The family has nine pets, the most recent addition being Henry Higgins, a talking African gray parrot. Although Jean Little was born with scarred corneas that severely impair her vision, she has always loved to read and to write. She writes with a voice-activated computer and travels widely with her Seeing Eye dog, Pippa. Ms. Little lives in Ontario, Canada.Review:
"Jean Little has again created realistic characters whose interactions make this a touching story with which children will readily identify." -- -- School Library Journal
"This is a special book. Like a warm friendship, it makes one different." -- -- Children's Book Review Service
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Book Description Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060239123
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