About the Book
Mandy, a ten-year-old orphan, dreams of a place to call her own. Escaping over the orphanage wall to explore the outside world, Mandy discovers a tiny deserted cottage in the woods. All through the spring, summer, and fall, Mandy works to make it truly hers. Sometimes she "borrows" things she needs from the orphanage. Sometimes, to guard her secret, she even lies. Then, one stormy night at the cottage, Mandy gets sick, and no one knows how to find herexcept a special friend she didn't know she had.
This new edition of a classic novel features beautiful black-and-white illustrations that capture the magic of finding a home.
Educator and Librarian Resources
- ISBN: 9780061131622
- ISBN 10: 0061131628
- Imprint: HarperCollins
- On Sale: 08/15/2006
- Pages: 320
- List Price: 21.99 CAD
- Ages: 8 to 12
- BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Orphans & Foster Homes
- BISAC2: JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Adoption