(1957 Newbury Medal winner) After the head of the family returns from World War II injured and traumatized, he and his wife and children move to the country to bond again, in this novel for readers 8 to 12. Living near Grandma they farm, make maple sugar, and heal, aided by kindhearted neighbors. Young Marly hopes the setting can produce miracles for her ailing father, discovering along the way that nature creates some of the greatest miracles of all.
"Warm and real … packed with incident, country magic, family lore, and people to remember."—NYTBR