Hitty Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field – Hitty is a doll of great charm and character. It is indeed a privilege to publish her memoirs, which, besides. Rachel Field’s Hitty, Her First Hundred Years. Rosemary Wells, Author, Susan Jeffers, Illustrator Simon & Schuster $ (p) ISBN Find great deals on eBay for Hitty Her First Hundred Years in Books for Children and Young Adults. Shop with confidence.

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Rachel Field’s Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

Buy from another retailer. Everyone’s life will be the better for it. Pederson inwith whom she collaborated in on To See Ourselves. See full terms yeears conditions and this month’s choices. Skip to main content. Some might call it ignorance of the time, but I might argue that it was willful ignorance. She is often quite funny hitfy commiserating over her fading beauty. The doll is found by a couple slave children who give the doll to their little sister.

She had quite the life Reading all the Newbery Award winners is a challenge. Second printing done in December of I have four nieces, but this isn’t a hunderd or subject that would interest any of them.

It also didn’t idealize the Quakers, depicting them as rounded, flawed characters. Thrilling adventures on land and sea reveal a personality which is delightful and forceful.

Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

Oct 14, Jenny rated it really liked it Shelves: Explore the entire Star Trek book collection, apps and more. You are commenting using your Facebook account. A favorite from my childhood, which remains in my personal library even now. See the photos for the flaws. Illustrations by Dorothy P. It’s not really my type of book, but there were some charming moments, and the idea of following a doll’s journey throughout a century is a nice one.

It’s a children’s book about a wooden doll and her adventures over a hundred years, including some time on a whaling ship, being worshipped as an idol in the South Seas, time in India among missionaries I did sort of wonder about the geography that got her from one to the other.

Paperbackpages. Whenever I consider it, I imagine many of them have secret life stories like this doll. I just can’t imagine a young adult reading this cover to cover.

Jun 20, Wendy rated it really liked it Shelves: The tale spans from early ‘s to early ‘s. It is just as brilliant as it was the very first time. But that year he tramped further north than he had been before.

Aug 24, Hwr rated it it was amazing. Hitty is taken on trips, passed from girl to girl, and even lost during her first hundred years.

Hitty, Her Second Hundred Years

Hutty piece mountain-ash wood is a good thing to keep close at hand, for it brings luck besides having power against witchcraft and evil. I wonder if this is one of those books that adults think children should love. Lists with This Book. She began her life in Maine with her first owner, Phoebe Preble.

Her First Hundred Years. Hitty is a doll of great charm and character. I do know that when I closed the book this little doll had come to mean so much to me that I had tears in my eyes.

It’s challenging to look at American history and it’s challenging to examine the dynamic of race relations today. The stuff with the former slaves would be fairly easy to adjust, but what about the natives in hunsred South Seas?

She is also famous for her poem-turned-song “Something Told the Wild Geese”. Book is in very good condition.

Hitty : Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field | Good Books for Young Minds

It’s the Newbery winner and I struggled to get through it. Such a great slice of late 18th and 19th Century America.

Not to mention that half the world scrutinized her underwear. Jan yitty, Juli Anna rated it liked it Shelves: She was sure to show that they were now happy and content to be working for wages.