Dither Farm by Sid Hite
A Novel

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews



Life is quiet around Dither Farm--until Great-Aunt Emma arrives. Suddenly, all of the Dithers are plunged into a hilarious adventure in which they must weather a near drowning, a severe case of brain fever, a blossoming romance or two, and a kidnapping. Will life ever be the same? Does belief cause the miracle, or does the miracle cause the belief?.

About Sid Hite

See more books from this Author
Sid Hite has written five highly praised novels for young readers. T"he Boston Globe" says he treats "people's virtues and foibles with humor and realism while weaving in universal themes of good and evil, belief, love and small miracles." Sid Hite grew up in a rural Virginia town, and he now lives and writes in Sag Harbor, New York.
Published May 25, 2012 by Henry Holth & Co (J). 247 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Humor & Entertainment, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Dither Farm

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Henry Dither and his wife Clementine are introduced during their comic, yokel-style courtship, but most of the events here take place years later, when a visit from Great-aunt Emma--a remarkable lady who arrives by magic carpet--precipitates a summer of extraordinary events involving the four Dit...

| Read Full Review of Dither Farm: A Novel

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Summed up, the plot of this first novel seems amusing: when a brother and sister discover their great aunt's magic carpet, the boy is kidnapped by bad guys who want it for themselves.

| Read Full Review of Dither Farm: A Novel

Reader Rating for Dither Farm

An aggregated and normalized score based on 6 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review