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The Canning Season

(2003)
A novel by

 
 
Love under trying circumstances One night out of the blue, Ratchet Clark's ill-natured mother tells her that Ratchet will be leaving their Pensacola apartment momentarily to take the train up north. There she will spend the summer with her aged relatives Penpen and Tilly, inseparable twins who couldn't look more different from each other. Staying at their secluded house, Ratchet is treated to a passel of strange family history and local lore, along with heaps of generosity and care that she has never experienced before. Also, Penpen has recently espoused a new philosophy - whatever shows up on your doorstep you have to let in. Through thick wilderness, down forgotten, bear-ridden roads, come a variety of characters, drawn to Penpen and Tilly's open door. It is with vast reservations that the cautious Tilly allows these unwelcome guests in. But it turns out that unwelcome guests may bring the greatest gifts. By turns dark and humorous, Polly Horvath offers adolescent readers enough quirky characters and outrageous situations to leave them reeling!

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Polly Horvath's The Canning Season

Hardback Editions

August 2012 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Canning Season (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-606-26132-X / 978-0-606-26132-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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November 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 1-4395-6936-3 / 978-1-4395-6936-8 (USA edition)
Publisher:
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November 2005 : USA Hardback

Title: The Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-439-97357-0 / 978-0-439-97357-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Press
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October 2005 : USA Library Binding

Title: Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 1-4177-2728-4 / 978-1-4177-2728-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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December 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Literacy Bridge - Large Print - The Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-7862-6144-7 / 978-0-7862-6144-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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June 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 1-4379-7055-9 / 978-1-4379-7055-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
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May 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-374-39956-5 / 978-0-374-39956-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-312-53564-3 / 978-0-312-53564-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Square Fish
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July 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-439-95955-1 / 978-0-439-95955-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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November 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Canning Season (Thorndike Paperback)
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-7862-8088-3 / 978-0-7862-8088-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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October 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-606-34599-X / 978-0-606-34599-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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October 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-374-41042-9 / 978-0-374-41042-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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April 2003 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Canning Season
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 0-88899-552-0 / 978-0-88899-552-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Groundwood
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Audio Editions

2003 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Canning Season UNABRIDGED
Author(s): Polly Horvath
ISBN: 1-4025-6606-9 / 978-1-4025-6606-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon