Dear Papa

Dear Papa
ISBN10: 0763634026
Pages: 192
Language English
Author: Anne Ylvisaker
ISBN13: 9780763634025
Published: June 12th 2007 by Candlewick Press
Genre: Historical
Goodreads Rating: 3.87

"The letters are personal and immediate, and the story is full of details that evoke the historical period.

. . . The simple words grab your heart." — BOOKLIST It’s a good thing nine-year-old Isabelle is learning to write letters at school, because she has a lot to write to Papa about after he dies.

Her sisters have boyfriends, little Ida hardly remembers Papa, and Ian is mad to be left with a house full of females. As for Mama, she’s tired with a capital T — and what’s worse, she’s sending Isabelle to live with her aunt and uncle.

Now who will stop little Ida from calling Mama’s boss "Papa"? Set during World War II, this novel-in-letters follows a young girl learning to cope with the loss of her father — with a loyal heart, an independent attitude, and an unforgettable way with words.

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