Can imaginative Emily make her biggest dream come true?
Spunky Emily Bartlett lives in an old farmhouse in Pitchfork, Oregon—at a time when automobiles are brand-new inventions and libraries are a luxury few small towns can afford. Her runaway imagination leads her to bleach a horse, hold a very scary sleepover, and feed the hogs an unusual treat. But can she use her lively mind to help bring a library to Pitchfork?
Adventure is pretty scarce in Pitchfork, Oregon. So why shouldn't Emily bleach Dad's old plow horse or try some of her other ideas?
"Written with Cleary's customary warmth and humor...The time of the story, about 1920, is delightfully brought to life." — Booklist
Originally illustrated in 1961 by Beth & Joe Krush, the 2008 and later printings feature the art of Tracy Dockray.
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