Hitty Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field – Hitty is a doll of great charm and character. It is indeed a privilege to publish her memoirs, which, besides. Rachel Field’s Hitty, Her First Hundred Years. Rosemary Wells, Author, Susan Jeffers, Illustrator Simon & Schuster $ (p) ISBN Find great deals on eBay for Hitty Her First Hundred Years in Books for Children and Young Adults. Shop with confidence.

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Hitty Her First Hundred Years

Hitty is a doll of great charm and character. It is indeed a privilege to publish her memoirs, which, besides being full of the most thrilling adventures on land and sea, also reveal her delightful personality.

Jun 20, Wendy rated it really liked it Shelves: Her first hundred years. This is a seriously good adventurious read even if you are an adult. Sep 16, Manybooks rated it it was ok Shelves: I came away feeling so grateful that she had managed to keep her name thanks to her embroidered chemise, and wished that all older dolls were as fortunate. If I had this, hee would be the “grab during fire” type of book. Published by MacMillan,2nd Printing, December That was the reason he had carried this about in the bottom of his pack hnudred since he had started peddling.

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From there she is purchased at auction for a New York yundred shop, where she sits among larger and grander dolls of porcelain and wax, and writes her memoirs. Those who crack open this book will be glad to travel through time and around the world with Hitty.

Charles Dickens and John Greenleaf Whittier, to anchor the date. Overall, “Hitty” is a fascinating tome, unlike many books readers will encounter. This story about a beloved doll and her adventures was surprisingly interesting.

Rachel Field, Dorothy Lathrop: Feb 14, Jill rated it did not like it Recommends it hundrer Second printing done in December of She is a doll of great charm and real character. She is carried by crows, dropped, chewed by cats, left under a church pew, stuffed in a horsehair sofa for ten years, dragged through the mud.

Some owners are kind, others careless. Usually at the halfway mark things start to pick up, right? What is it that so appeals to readers about the book? My reaction Although the book was written inI found the politically incorrect aspects to be jarring at times. Told from the perspective of a doll named Hitty. RSS feed for comments on this post. Jun 07, Falina rated it really liked it Shelves: When I first read it I loved it so much I copied the pictures on tracing paper so as to remember the story line.

Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field

Unfortunately it really contains the most insidious form of racism which is just this overwhelming idea throughout that whatever the white protagonists do is right and fitting and whatever anyone of a darker pigment does is boorish or ignorant.

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I’m no animal rights activist, but, I can still understand that the meat I eat came from an animal who had thoughts and feelings not that far removed from my own. This award-winner was written by Rachel Field, a distant relative of mine my maiden name is Field.

And what an adventure the history of this doll proves to be! Hitty is then packed with some keepsakes in a box and shipped to New York and becomes the property of a girl named Isabella van Rensselaer, from whom she is stolen by a hhndred of children.

Although the book was written inI found the politically incorrect aspects to be jarring at times. It’s books like this that further the mistaken notion that all stories from this period are boring. Set up and electrotyped. You are commenting using your WordPress. I found this book fascinating in terms of gender.