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A Rare Provider

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 9

Author

Carol Ryrie
Brink

Appeared in

Magical Melons: More Stories About Caddie Woodlawn

Story Summary

In 1863 a sheep rancher driving his herd west, gets stopped by an early winter storm and the Woodlawns must help him find shelter for his herd. Caddie adopts an exhausted female that survives just long enough to give birth to her baby ewe.