Author: Jean Little
Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers; First Edition - First Printing edition (October 1, 1972)
Category: Growing Up & Facts of Life
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In award-winning writer Jean Little's poignant novel, From Anna, readers are sure to be touched by Anna Soldens's Moving is never easy, especially when you're a little 9-year-old girl moving from the tumult of living in Nazi Germany to Canada in the 1930s. And if you're clumsy and your older brothers and sisters all call you "Awkward Anna" as well, it's even worse.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Jean Little has always been interested in adoption, and she had a first-hand experience with it when her sister adopted two children several years ago. Anna has always been the clumsy one in the family. Somehow she can never do anything right! She bumps into tables.
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From Anna is a children's novel written by Canadian children's author Jean Little, first published in 1972. It is the story of Anna Solden, a visually impaired child who moves from Germany to Canada with her family, on the eve of Hitler's rise to power in Germany. The book is one of Jean Little's most popular works. Anna Elisabeth Solden –The title character. The youngest of five siblings and always the odd one out, Anna feels misunderstood by her family.
Jean Little is one of Canada's best-loved children's writers. She lives in Guelph, Ontario. Jean is the author of almost 50 books, including four in the Dear Canada series, and the acclaimed novel Dancing Through the Snow. Joan Sandin was born in Wisconsin, grew up in Tucson, Arizona, and lived in Stockholm, Sweden for 15 years.
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Jean Little has been a special friend of mine for many years, and I first read From Anna in the earliest years of our . What more can I say? From Anna is a lovely book. If you haven’t read it before, do, it will warm your heart.
Jean Little has been a special friend of mine for many years, and I first read From Anna in the earliest years of our friendship. I remember that I had really liked the book more than twenty-five years ago, but I was unprepared for my response to the story this time around. If you have, read it again.
With more than 200,000 books in print, Dear Canda has fast become the historical fiction series for young girls. Jean Little's latest addition is the diary of a young girl observing her world change as war rages thousands of miles away. Through the diary of 10-year-old Victoria Cope, we learn about the arrival of ragged Mary Anna, one of the thousands of impoverished British children who were sent to Canada at the beginning of the century.
Books related to From Anna. Dear Canada: A Sea of Sorrows. Dear Canada: Not a Nickel to Spare.
Anna has always been the clumsy one in the family. For Children, for Grown-Ups. com User, June 19, 2002. The plot involves the efforts of the youngest child, Anna, whose poor vision and clumsiness has made her something of an outcast, to make a place for herself in her new home and new school.