A Gathering of Days

By: Joan W. Blos


The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father’s remarriage, and the death of her best friend.

Product Description

The book is written in the form of a journal kept by Catherine Hall, a young girl living in a rural village in New England with her widower father and younger sister.

The journal details her daily life between the years of 1830 and 1832. Among the events of these two years are several that would have a profound impact on the rest of her life. These include her assistance to an escaped slave, her father’s remarriage, and the sudden death of her best friend.

Additional Information

Weight.12 kg
Dimensions7.6 × 5.1 × .5 in


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Joan W. Blos


Atheneum Books for Young Readers




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