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Blue Willow Paperback – September 30, 1976
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"This story, told with sensitive beauty, should widen the horizons of those who read it."--The Horn Book
About the Author
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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I'm not sure I would agree that it is the "young version of The Grapes of Wrath"... but it is worth a discussion in a classroom.
My son is homeschooled and this book will fit perfectly with our study of CA history.