At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi is fascinated by his long beard and bushy gray eyebrows. She loves her life in the mountains, playing in the sunshine and growing up among the goats and birds. But one terrible day, Heidi is collected by her aunt and is made to live with a new family in town. Heidi can't bear to be away from her grandfather;...
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After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair, and must make a difficult decision.
Noisy Crow, an imprint of Candlewick Press
"When Heidi is sent to live in the Swiss Alps with her grumpy grandpa, the village takes pity on her. But Heidi's sweet and inquisitive nature quickly softens Grandpa's scowl and his heart. Heidi loves her new life in the mountains shepherding goats, gathering flowers, and playing with her best friend, Peter . . . until she is forced to move away to the soot and smoke of Frankfurt to be the companion of a young girl. Will Heidi ever return to Grandpa...