Eight-year-old Anna enjoys one exciting experience after another in this charming story set in Baltimore just before World War I. She gets a new winter coat that's even better than Rosa's, rollerskates down the steepest hill in the neighborhood, and rides the trolley all by herself. And she delights in the changes occurring in the world around her, as motorcars and electric lights appear for the first time on her street. Based on the childhood experiences of the author's mother, these heartwarming episodes touch on timeless themes of family, friends, and the wonders of growing up.After dinner, Grandfather Reuwer produces a bottle of homemade dandelion wine. ... When Grandfather Reuwer begins telling stories that make him cry, a visiting entertainer gets out his accordion and sings. ... Pine boughs garland the altar.
|Title||:||Anna All Year Round|
|Author||:||Mary Downing Hahn|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 1999-03-29|