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Thimble summer

Elizabeth Enright

Thimble summer

by Elizabeth Enright

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Summary: Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble, which marks the beginning of a happy summer on her father"s mid-western farm.

Edition Notes

John Newbery medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children, 1939.

Statementwritten and illustrated by Elizabeth Enright.
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22179087M
ISBN 100805003061

  "A Yearling book." Originally published: New York: Farrar & Rinehart, c Garnet is sure a silver thimble she found by the river was full of magic because the whole summer on the farm in Wisconsin has been full of exciting adventures Newbery Medal, Pages:   Thimble Summer has 0 reviews and 1 ratings. When Garnet finds a silver thimble in the sand by the river, she is sure it’s magical.5/5(1).

Thimble Summer. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. When Garnet finds a silver thimble in the sand by the river, she is sure it's magical. But is it magical enough to help her pig, Timmy, win a blue ribbon on Fair Day? Find This Book Add to Reading List Series Yearling Book. Please note that the Lexile measures for a.   *Thimble Summer* is not much remembered these days, but 76 years ago, it won the award for best American children’s book. It wouldn’t be a big seller today; but it has a certain charm still. Set in the farming country of Wisconsin in the Great Depression, the book covers one summer in the life of 9-year-old Garnet and her farm family.

10 unnumbered pages, pages ,1 unnumbered leaf of plates (frontispiece): 22 cm Unusual things begin to happen when a young girl finds a silver thimble doing the things called for by the farm, full of the sensory pleasures of summer on a farm in southern WisconsinPages: This Study Guide consists of approximately 9 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Thimble Summer. The themes involving family and adventure unify Thimble Summer. These themes find their focus in Garnet Linden, a.


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As far as Garnet is concerned, the thimble is responsible for each good thing that happens during this magic summer―her thimble summer. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. /5(39). Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright is a good book written in the s. The main character finds a silver thimble which is magic. The main characters name is Garnet, who is a tomboy.

She wears overalls and walks around bare-footed. Garnet has a problem. It wouldnt rain for a long time. Then Garnet went out and found the silver thimble/5. Thimble Summer is a novel by Elizabeth Enright that won the Newbery Medal.

It is set in Depression-era rural Wisconsin. The very evening that nine-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble in a dried-up riverbed near the farm where she lives, the drought that has threatened her family's financial future is broken with a rainstorm.

The days that follow are filled with exciting Author: Elizabeth Enright. Thimble summer book Summer - Kindle edition by Enright, Elizabeth, Enright, Elizabeth.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Thimble Summer/5(51).

Buy a cheap copy of Thimble Summer book by Elizabeth Enright. A few hours after nine-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble in the dried-up riverbed, the rains come and end the long drought on the farm.

The rains bring Free shipping over $/5(5). After creating her first book inshe developed a taste, and quickly demonstrated a talent, for writing. Throughout her life, she won many awards, including the John Newbery Medal for Thimble Summer and a Newbery Honor for Gone-Away Lake/5(9).

Elizabeth Enright () was a talented writer whose many awards include the John Newbery Medal for Thimble Summer and a Newbery Honor for Gone-Away her other beloved titles are her books about the Melendy family, beginning with The Saturdays ().

Enright also wrote short stories for adults, and her work was published in The New Yorker, Brand: Square Fish. Thimble Summer Elizabeth Enright () This book also de-bunks global warming since it says it is degrees - in Wisconsin.

It was a time when electricity was available but not a given; an ice cream cone was a great treat and a nickel could buy a lot. $ was a lot of money to win for the first prize animal in the fair. Elizabeth Enright; Illustrated by the author. Elizabeth Enright () was a talented writer whose many awards include the John Newbery Medal for Thimble Summer and a Newbery Honor for Gone-Away her other beloved titles are her books about the Melendy family, beginning with The Saturdays ().

Enright also wrote short stories for. Thimble Summer (Book): Enright, Elizabeth: A few hours after nine-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble in the dried-up 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 Garnet's father.

Garnet can't help feeling that the thimble is a magic talisman, for the summer proves to be interesting and. Eleven year-old Portia and her younger brother, Foster, spend a summer with their cousin, Julian, engaged in more than the usual summer pastimes of sun, fun and games.

The children discover a fascinating abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp.

THIMBLE SUMMER. Enright, Elizabeth. Published by This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in blue cloth with title lettering in yellow to spine in a Poor dust-jacket that has several small chips and tears to the outer edges of the copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions rated by the book has.

Preview of Thimble Summer Summary. In Thimble Summer Enright projects a deep understanding of the concerns and emotions of young adults. Garnet Linden, her brother Jay, and their friends Citronella Hauser and Eric Swanstrom are complex, engaging characters, and their desire for adventure, their need for security, and their wish to be respected will touch.

Free Thimble Summer study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more.

Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright; 18 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Farm life, Juvenile fiction, Newbery Medal, Summer in literature, Found. This is a charming little book set in s American farm country (and my Heinemann edition has lovely line drawings by the author).

When nine-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble, she knows it will bring much-needed good luck to her family - and her Thimble Summer proves to be the happiest and most exciting she has ever known/5(38). A few hours after nine-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble in the dried-up 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 Garnet's 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, 4/5(11).

The story of Garnet Linden, who finds a silver thimble in a dried-up riverbed that brings good luck. The drought ends, her family's farm flourishes; the arrival of Eric, an orphan who becomes part of the family; and her pig wins a blue ribbon at the county fair. Garnet is sure the thimble is responsible.

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It is set in Depression-era rural Wisconsin. Plot summary The very evening that nine-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble in a dried-up riverbed near the farm where she lives, the drought that has threatened her family's financial future is broken with a rainstorm%(24). A few hours after nine-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble in the dried-up 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 Garnet's father. Garnet can't help feeling that the thimble is a magic talisman, for the summer proves to be interesting and exciting in so many different 4/5(2).Get this from a library!

Thimble summer. [Elizabeth Enright] -- Garnet is sure a silver thimble she found by the river was full of magic because the whole summer on the farm in Wisconsin has been full of exciting adventures.Get this from a library!

Thimble summer. [Elizabeth Enright] -- The adventures of Garnet and Citronella on a farm during the summer, including finding a .