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Whittington / by Alan Armstrong ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler.

Book Book (c2005.)
Description: 191 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Random House, c2005.
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  • Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2006.
    • ISBN: 0375828648 (trade)
    • ISBN: 9780375828645 (trade)
    • ISBN: 0375928642 (lib. bdg.)
    • ISBN: 9780375928642 (lib. bdg.)
    • ISBN: 0375828656 (pbk.)
    • ISBN: 9780375828652 (pbk.)
    • Edition: 1st ed.
    General Note: Newbery Honor Book for 2006.
    Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-191).
    Contents: Whittington meets the lady -- The animals in the barn -- Bernie and how he got the horses -- Abby and Ben meet the horses -- The lady tells the barn about Whittington -- The animals tell Whittington about themselves -- Havey and the cat's surprise -- The last day for baths -- The lady asks Whittington to tell his story -- The man Whittington named himself after -- Dick's dream -- Dick goes to London -- Dick arrives in London -- The boy goes to work for Fitzwarren -- Ben's first reading lesson in the barn -- Blackie arrives -- Dick meets his cat -- Out with the owls -- Spooker is sick -- Ben's reading -- To Africa on the Unicorn -- The registered letter -- Ben's school principal visits the Texaco -- Reading recovery -- Dick sees a beautiful girl in black -- Two newcomers join the barn -- Dick's cat returns -- A hawk attacks the lady -- Ben goes to reading recovery and meets Miss O'Brian -- The cat's operation -- Dick meets Will Price again -- Willy the goat's surprise -- Dick sees the girl in black again -- Marker raids the barn -- Dick decides on the dangerous voyage -- Ben's decision -- A token for Mary -- Gent arrives -- A rescue -- Dick's cat is lost at sea -- Mary -- Ben's triumph -- Life in the barn continues -- The last warm afternoon of Autumn.
    Summary: Whittington, a feline descendant of Dick Whittington's famous cat of English folklore, appears at a rundown barnyard plagued by rats and restores harmony while telling his ancestor's story.
    Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2006.
    Authors: Schindler, S. D., (ill.).
    Citation: Armstrong, Alan W. "Whittington." New York, NY : Random House, 2005.

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