Grandfather's Dance: Book summary and reviews of Grandfather's Dance by Patricia MacLachlan

Grandfather's Dance

by Patricia MacLachlan

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Grandfather's Dance by Patricia MacLachlan
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Could anything be more perfect than a prairie wedding? Cassie doesn't think so. Sarah, Plain and Tall began the Witting family's saga on the prairie. Now the story completes its circle with Grandfather's Dance, Patricia MacLachlan's poetic celebration about the enduring spirit of family.

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"For newcomers to the series, the large cast that gathers for the wedding may be hard to keep straight, but the plainspoken dialogue, especially between Grandfather and Jack, is elemental, and the warm, quiet story of love and grief will send readers back to the other books in the touching saga." - Booklist.

"Those who have followed Sarah from the start will feel that the characters live on long past the final page." - Publishers Weekly.

"Grade 3-6. Although at a reading level for early chapter-book readers, this story's themes make it appropriate as well for upper elementary readers." - School Library Jounral

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The series that has won pretty much every children's award since the first volume was published in 1986 draws to a close

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