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A Gathering of Days

A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832


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About The Book

A Gathering of Days is Joan W. Blos' novel that serves as a fictional version of a New England girl's journal.

The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend.

About The Author

Joan Winsor Blos was a writer, teacher and advocate for children's literacy.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 31, 1990)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689714191
  • Grades: 4 - 7
  • Ages: 9 - 12
  • Lexile ® 960L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
  • Fountas & Pinnell™ U These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System

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Awards and Honors

  • National Book Award Winner
  • ALA Newbery Medal
  • School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • American Book Award

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