Sarah, Plain And Tall
- Number of Pages: 64
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
"Did Mama sing each day?"Caleb asks his sister Anna."Papa sang, too."Every-single-day,"she answers."
Their mother died the day after Caleb was born. Papa, Anna, and Caleb write back. Their house on the prairie is quiet now, and Papa doesn't sing anymore. She writes Papa: I will come by train. Will Sarah be nice? Caleb asks if she sings. Anna and Caleb wait and wonder. Sarah decides to come for a month. Then Papa puts an ad in the paper, asking for a wife, and he receives a letter from one Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton, of Maine. I will wear a yellow bonnet. Will she like them? I am plain and tall, and Tell them I sing. Will she stay?
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