eBook Hitty, Her First Hundred Years download
by Rachel Field
Author: Rachel Field
Publisher: Yearling; Reissue edition (September 1, 1990)
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Category: Children's Books
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Hitty, Her First Hundred Years is a children's novel written by Rachel Field and published in 1929. It won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1930.
Hitty, Her First Hundred Years is a children's novel written by Rachel Field and published in 1929. The book is told from the point of view of an inanimate doll named Hittie (short for Mehitabel), who was constructed in the 1820s and has since traveled around the world, through many different owners.
inappropriate) adaptation, because her 1999 Rachel Field's Hitty: Her First Hundred Years just simply seems so utterly .
inappropriate) adaptation, because her 1999 Rachel Field's Hitty: Her First Hundred Years just simply seems so utterly and totally unrealistic in set-up and content, while Hitty, Her First Hundred Years at least reads and feels like potential and probable historical reality (and not some feel-good fairytale like fantasy of what modern readers might have wanted the past to be like . Hitty keeps us in touch with the timeline mainly through her wardrobe changes, along with at least one major historical event, the Civil War. Field also slips in a couple of notable writers: Charles Dickens and John Greenleaf Whittier, to anchor the date.
Rachel Field’s other books for children include Newbery Medalist Hitty, Her First Hundred Years; Calico . I have been meaning to read Hitty: Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field (illustrated wonderfully in what I assume is pen and ink by Dorothy P. Lathrop) for a rather long time.
Rachel Field’s other books for children include Newbery Medalist Hitty, Her First Hundred Years; Calico Bush; and Hepatica Hawks. Several years ago my mother bought me a reproduction Hitty doll by Robert Raikes (big deal carver of dolls and bears though he no longer seems to be making Hitty dolls).
Infobox Book name Hitty, Her First Hundred Years title orig translator image caption author Rachel Field . The narrative unfolds through the eyes of a wooden doll named Hitty. Hitty was carved in the early 19th century for a young girl from Maine.
The narrative unfolds through the eyes of a wooden doll named Hitty. The story details Hitty's adventures as she travels from owner to owner over the course of a century. She ends up living in locations as far-flung as Boston, New Orleans, India, and an island in the South Pacific.
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Winner of the newsbery medal. No one would guess that you were in my muff, Hitty," she whispered, and I could tell from the sound of her voice that I was not going to spend the rest of the morning in the pine dresser. Just then her mother came bustling in saying that they must start at once or they would be too late for the doxology.
Hitty is a doll of great charm and character. Rachel Field’s other books for children include Newbery Medalist Hitty, Her First Hundred Years; Calico Bush; and Hepatica Hawks. It is indeed a privilege to publish her memoirs, which, besides being full of the most thrilling adventures on land and sea, also reveal her delightful personality. One glance at her portrait will show that she is no ordinary doll. Hitty, or Mehitable as she was really named, was made in the early 1800s for Phoebe Preble, a little girl from Maine. Young Phoebe was very proud of her beautiful doll and took her everywhere, even on a long sailing trip in a whaler. Библиографические данные. The book details Hitty's adventures as she becomes separated from Phoebe and travels from owner to owner over the course of a century.
Hitty (Mehitabel) the refined but simple little wooden doll who describes her adventures as she passes from owner to owner in her first one hundred years. Isabella Van Rensselaer the spoiled little girl who insists on having Hitty after she finds Hitty in Miss Pinch's room; Isabella loses Hitty while being attacked by a gang of boys on New Year's Eve. Katie the poor sickly child who is given Hitty by one of Isabella's attackers; she loses Hitty in the hay during a hayride.