Jenny Lind and her Listening Cat
Jenny is so lonely. Her mother is too busy to take care of her, and her father is almost never home. That's why she must live with strangers. One day the lonely girl finds a cat. Jenny loves to sing, and now she has someone to sing to. Her cat listens to her beautiful voice. And so do other. Then one day someone very special hears her sing. That's when life changes for Jen...more
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I first read this book as a fourth grader. It was my favorite as a child, and it was the first book I had read that made me feel as if I had actually entered the world of the characters. I bought the book because of the picture on the cover, and I've kept it all these years. This book sparked my interest in reading. After finishing it, I remember wanting to read more and more, and reading a book at bedtime became a way of life for me. I recently read this book to my five-year-old granddaughter,...more
Frances Cavanah (1889-1982) was born in Indiana and attended DePauw University. She wrote many shortstories, articles and textbooks for children. She is also credited with the following books: Boyhood Adventures of Our Presidents, Pocahontas, A Little Girl of Jamestown, Abe Lincoln Got His Chance, Our Country's Freedom, Jenny Lind's America, When Americans Came to New Orleans, We Wanted to be Free...moreMore about Frances Cavanah...