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The death of he mother has left thirteen-year-old Anna Kallio responsible for running the house. She has no time anymore for going to school or playing with friends. She and her nine-year-old brother, Matti, worry about their father, who is a blacksmith for the iron mines. When they realize how lonely he his, they plot to find him a new wife, even trying to arrange a match ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 9th 2004 by Milkweed Editions
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Miss Amanda
gr 5-7 136 pgs

1907-1908 Chisolm, Minnesota. 12 year old Anna wants to go to school more than anything, but since the death of her mother she hasn't been able to go. Instead, she is in charge of all the housework and taking care of her younger brother Matti. Anna decides that the only way for her to return to school is to find a bride for Papa...

Great story. Readers who enjoyed Sarah Plain and Tall will enjoy this story too.
Terrie Landsberger
Sep 09, 2015 Terrie Landsberger rated it really liked it
The book that I read was A Bride for Anna's papa. The author of this book was Isabel R. Marvin. The book is a historical fiction. In this book A girl Anns has to treys to fined a bride fore her papa. she wants to go to school but has to take cair of the house. The book was so entertaining that you just knead to read the next page.
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a Finnish family story
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A great historical book on Finnish immegrants who settled up on the Iron Range in MN.
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