|aMore perfect than the moon / |cPatricia MacLachlan
|a1st Harper Trophy ed.
|aNew York : |bJoanna Cotler Books, |c2005
|a80 p. ; |c20 cm.
|aEight-year-old Cassie Witting is upset when she finds out that her mother, Sarah, is expecting a baby, but writing in the journal that belonged to her brother Caleb helps her sort out her feelings and understand that Sarah will always love her
|aOriginally published: 2004
|aSequel to: Caleb's story
|aFrontier and pioneer life--Great Plains--Juvenile fiction
Cassie spends her days watching Grandfather and Caleb in the barn, looking out at Papa working the fields, spying on her mother, Sarah, feeding the goslings. She's an observer, a writer, a storyteller. Everything is as it should be.But change is inevitable, even on the prairie. Something new is expected, and Sarah says it will be the perfect gift. Cassie isn't so sure. But just as life changes, people change too. And Cassie learns that unexpected surprises can bring great joy.