The Mitten String

By ROSNER, Jennifer

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ISBN
9780385371186
Publisher
Random


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2014  |  Preschool to Grades 4

K-Gr 3—The Tobers raise sheep, and young Ruthie loves to knit mittens from their wool for the villagers. When her family befriends a deaf woman whose wagon has broken down and her baby, the child observes how the mother, Bayla, sleeps with a string tied between her own wrist and Aaron's, to alert her if her son wakes up in the night. Inspired, Ruthie knits the pair a set of baby- and mother-sized mittens connected by a string and goes on to make more for the local children to keep ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

Using wool from her family's sheep, Ruthie knits mittens to sell at the market. When her family helps a deaf woman and her baby, R...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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