Thimble Summer

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By Elizabeth Enright
Publisher Henry Holt & Company
Thimble Summer
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Read by Joan AllenApprox. 4 hours3 cassettesA few hours after nineyearold Garnet linden finds a silver thimble in the driedup riverbed, the rains come and end the long drought on the farm. The rains bring safety for the crops and the livestock and money for Garnets father. The summer proves to be interesting and exciting in so many different ways. Every day brings adventure of some kind to Garnet and her best friend, Citronella. As far as Garnet is concerned, the thimble is responsible for each good thing that happens during this magic summerher thimble summer.Joan Allen has been nominated for an Academy Award three times for her roles in Nixon, The Crucible and most recently The Contender. She has also appeared in a number of other films such as The Ice Storm, FaceOff, and Searching for Bobby Fischer.

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33561 words33,561 words
Lexile 810LLexile 810L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 1982Published 1982

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