What Katy Did is a children’s book written by Susan Coolidge, the pen name of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey, which was published in 1872. It follows the adventures of a twelve-year-old American girl, Katy Carr, and her family who live in the fictional lakeside Ohio town of Burnet in the 1860s. Katy is a tall untidy tomboy, forever getting into scrapes but wishing to be beautiful and beloved. When a terrible accident makes her an invalid, her illness and four-year recovery gradually teach her to be as good and kind as she has always wanted. What katy DID. Chapter I. Chapter II.
The story begins with Katy getting an invitation to spend a year in Europe. She is overjoyed at the thought of exploring the interesting places she has read about. However, once she gets there she faces unpleasant surprises but eventually ends up finding the greatest happiness of all. show more.
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This Story is Dedicated. To. The many little girls. some of them grown to be great girls now), Who, during the last twelve years, have begged that somethingmore might be told them about KATY CARR, and what she did afterleaving school. I. an unexpected guest.
Oh, is it raining?" was Katy's first question next morning, when the maid came to call her. The pretty room, with its gayly flowered chintz, and china, and its brass bedstead, did not look half so bright as when lit with gas the night before; and a dim gray light struggled in at the window, which in America would certainly have meant bad weather coming or already come. Oh no, h'indeed, ma'am, it's a very fine day,-not bright, ma'am, but very dry," was the answer. Katy couldn't imagine what the maid meant, when she peeped between the curtains.
s, and for a few days Dr. Carr did not feel sure how things would turn. He did not speak of his anxiety at home, but kept silence and a cheerful face, as doctors know how to do. Only Katy, who was more intimate with her father than the rest, guessed that things were going gravely at the other house, and she was too well trained to ask questions. The threatening symptoms passed off, however, and little Walter slowly got better; but it was a long convalescence, and Mrs. Ashe grew thin and pale before he began to look rosy.
Title: What Katy Did Next. Author: Susan Coolidge. Posting Date: January 31, 2012 Release Date: September, 2005 First Posted: August 31, 2003. Produced by Juliet Sutherland, Suzanne L. Shell, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. This Story is Dedicated TO THE MANY LITTLE GIRLS.