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Tante Odette and the Orphan Baby

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 6
Categories: Family

Author

Natalie Savage
Carlson

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 4, Num 4, Dec 1976

Story Summary

Tante Odette, the crotchety village spinster, would seem an odd choice to foster an orphaned infant, but despite her misgivings she finds one excuse after another to keep the child one week longer until she finally decides on adoption.