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Nancy and Plum
By Betty MacDonald, Jeanne Birdsall (introduced by) and Mary GrandPre (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Yearling Books
Publication date October 11, 2011
Pages 222
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780375859861
ISBN-10 0375859861
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $6.99
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: It was Christmas Eve. Big snowflakes fluttered slowly through the air like white feathers
and made all of Heavenly Valley smooth and white and quiet and beautiful.

So begins the story of two orphaned sisters at Mrs. Monday’s Boarding School. But nothing is heavenly for Nancy and Pamela (aka Plum): their parents died in a tragic accident years ago, they’re constantly punished by the cruel Mrs. Monday, and they’re all alone for the holidays.

Luckily, Nancy and Plum have each other, and though their prospects may be bleak, they’re determined to change their lot for the better. If their plan works, the spirited sisters will never spend Christmas at the cold, dark boarding school again. But what will they find on the other side of Mrs. Monday’s gate?

Adventure, warmth, unforgettable characters, and unexpected kindness abound in this classic story by Betty MacDonald, which was originally published in 1952. With illustrations by the acclaimed Mary GrandPré and an introduction by Jeanne Birdsall, National Book Award–winning author of The Penderwicks, this edition introduces the spunky, beloved heroines to a new generation of fans.

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With Mary GrandPre (other contributor), Betty MacDonald | from Alfred a Knopf Inc (October 26, 2010)
9780375866852 | details & prices | 222 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.99
About: It was Christmas Eve.
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With Mary GrandPre (other contributor), Betty MacDonald | from Yearling Books (October 11, 2011)
9780375859861 | details & prices | 222 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: It was Christmas Eve.
Book cover for 9780375966859
With Mary GrandPre (other contributor), Betty MacDonald | from Alfred a Knopf Inc (October 26, 2010)
9780375966859 | details & prices | 222 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.75 lbs | List price $18.99
About: It was Christmas Eve.

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