My Antonia

My Antonia

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  • Author: Willa Cather
  • SKU/ISBN: 1-59194-093-1
  • Year: 2008
  • Page count: 346
  • Reading level: 9
  • Lexile Level: 990L
  • Weight: 0.5 lb
  • Availability: In stock
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When orphaned, ten-year-old Jim Burden arrives in Nebraska to live on his grandparents’ farm, he doesn’t know what to expect.

The Great Plains are so vast that he feels overwhelmed . . . marooned . . . blotted out. And what should he make of his new neighbors, the Shimerdas? They don’t speak English, and their ways are foreign to him. Yet their fourteen-year-old daughter, Antonia, is pretty, high-spirited . . . and eager for Jim to teach her English. Will Jim adjust to his strange new surroundings? Or will he continue to long for a home he can never regain?

Readability Note: This edition contains the original text of My Antonia.  It has not been abridged or edited.