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What Katy Did

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Author: Susan Coolidge (Sarah Chauncey Woolsey)
Published: 1872
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,772 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: PZ
Series: What Katy Did
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 3,187
mnybks.net#: 1871
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

r sewing and darning with Aunt Izzie, which she hated extremely, there were always so many delightful schemes rioting in her brains, that all she wished for was ten pairs of hands to carry them out. These same active brains got her into perpetual scrapes. She was fond of building castles in the air, and dreaming of the time when something she had done would make her famous, so that everybody would hear of her, and want to know her. I don't think she had made up her mind what this wonderful thing was to be; but while thinking about it she often forgot to learn a lesson, or to lace her boots, and then she had a bad mark, or a scolding from Aunt Izzie. At such times she consoled herself with planning how, by and by, she would be beautiful and beloved, and amiable as an angel. A great deal was to happen to Katy before that time came. Her eyes, which were black, were to turn blue; her nose was to lengthen and straighten, and her mouth, quite too large at present to suit the part of a heroine, was to be made over i

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2007.09.17
Maddie
*****

This book concerns the Carr family and in particular Katy the eldest as she grows into a strong and likeable young woman. A great read.


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