Yonie Wondernose


Yonie Wondernose

"Yonie Wondernose" is a 1944 picture book by Marguerite de Angeli, who would later win the Newbery Medal for "The Door in the Wall". Sometimes described as an "Amish Curious George", the book was to win the Caldecott Honor citation. As with many of Angeli's books, it was how she expressed her interest in little-known and prejudged people. This was the second book she wrote about the Amish community, the first being "Henner's Lydia".

Described as a "wondernose" because he's so curious, seven-year-old Yonie has to become the man of the house when his parents go away.


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