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Written by Johanna SpyriAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Johanna Spyri
Adapted by Gail HermanAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Gail Herman
Illustrated by Lydia HalversonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Lydia Halverson

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On Sale: May 24, 2011
Pages: 112 | ISBN: 978-0-375-89986-7
Published by : Random House Books for Young Readers RH Childrens Books
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Five-year-old Heidi, an orphan, has been sent to live with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. All of his neighbors fear him, but Heidi knows he is kind at heart, and the two learn to live happily together. Heidi loves her life, but soon her aunt takes her away and forces Heidi to work for strangers in town as a companion to their handicapped daughter, Clara. Heidi befriends Clara and begins to learn to read and write, but she is also homesick for her grandfather and best friend, a goat-herd. Will she ever make it back to her beloved mountain home?

Johanna Spyri's classic tale has been adapted into an easy-reading Stepping Stones format, while keeping all the love, friendship, and adventure of the original book.
Gail Herman|Lydia Halverson

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Gail Herman has written many books for children including easy-to-reads such as Flower Girl, Otto the Cat, What a Hungry Puppy, and Step into Reading's own, The Lion and the Mouse and There Is a Town. The author lives in Newton, Mass.

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Lydia Halverson lives in Evanston, IL.

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