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Phoebe's Revolt

Natalie Babbitt

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

"Phoebe Euphemia Brandon Brown hated the bows, frills, ruffles, sashes, and curls that were the fashion in 1904...The story of Phoebe's one-woman revolution and its outcome is sure to strike a spark in other little girls with minds of their own."--Booklist

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Phoebe's Revolt
Phoebe Euphemia1 Brandon Brown Lived in a fancy house in town. She lived there quite alone unless You count Miss Trout, her governess, The butler, cook, and maids in force, And Mr. and Mrs. Brown, of course, And Phoebe's kitten Elihu 2 And her Aunt Celeste, who lived there too. Good fortune smiled on Phoebe Brown, But revolution brought her down.The times (the year was nineteen-four), The clothes that everybody wore, The way that people like the Browns Were living, in our larger towns, And Phoebe's way of being prone To having notions of her own--All these were more or less to
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"Phoebe does her thing with style and wit. Girls who've balked at bows will sympathize."
--Kirkus Reviews

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Natalie Babbitt

  • A gifted artist and writer, Natalie Babbitt is the award-winning author of the modern classic Tuck Everlasting, The Eyes of the Amaryllis, Kneeknock Rise and many other brilliantly original books for young people. She began her career in 1966 as the illustrator of The Forty-ninth Magician, a collaboration with her husband. When her husband became a college president and no longer had time to collaborate, Babbitt tried her hand at writing. Her first novel, The Search for Delicious, established her gift for writing magical tales with profound meaning. Kneeknock Rise earned her a Newbery Honor Medal, and in 2002, Tuck Everlasting was adapted into a major motion picture. Natalie Babbitt lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and is a grandmother of three.
  • Natalie Babbitt
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Phoebe's Revolt

Natalie Babbitt

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