Publisher : Open Road Media
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781453227534
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 204

The Newbery Medal–winning childhood classic of life on a Florida farm—part of the Regional series from the author of the Mr. Small picture books. Birdie and her family are trying to build a farm in Florida. But it’s not easy with the heat, droughts, and cold snaps—and neighbors that don’t believe in fences. But Birdie won’t give up on her dream of strawberries, and her family won’t let those Slaters drive them from their home! This Newberry Medal–winning novel presents a realistic picture of life on the Florida frontier. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Lois Lenski including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.

Publisher : Random House
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781473523685
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 336

Summer 1893. In a small Norwegian fishing village, local girl Johanne dutifully gathers berries for tourists and poses barefoot for painters as ‘The Strawberry Girl’. When Johanne becomes a maid for the wealthy Ihlen family, their wayward daughter recruits her as a go-between in her pursuit of the controversial painter Edvard Munch. But when she is asked to hide more than just secrets, Johanne must decide whether to take the risk...

Publisher :
Category : American literature
ISBN : OSU:32435018500744
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 100

Publisher : Formac Publishing Company Limited
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1459500709
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 252

A tale of two young women in "reduced circumstances" at the turn of the century

Publisher : Harper Collins
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9780064405850
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 208

The land was theirs, but so were its hardships Strawberries -- big, ripe, and juicy. Ten-year-old Birdie Boyer can hardly wait to start picking them. But her family has just moved to the Florida backwoods, and they haven′t even begun their planting. ";Don′t count your biddies ′fore they′re hatched, gal young un!"; her father tells her. Making the new farm prosper is not easy. There is heat to suffer through, and droughts, and cold snaps. And, perhaps most worrisome of all for the Boyers, there are rowdy neighbors, just itching to start a feud.

Publisher : Open Road Media
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781504022002
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 216

A Cajun girl tries to keep her family together on the Louisiana bayou It’s been almost 2 years since Suzette’s father caught 2 bullets in his back. Since then, he’s been bed-ridden, too sick to hunt or fish or do any of the things a bayou man must do to keep his family fed. While he heals, Suzette scours the swamps around her house for fish, gators, or anything she can sell to put food on the table. It’s hard, but Suzette is a proud Cajun, and work doesn’t scare her. When an Indian girl appears on the bayou, Suzette finds in her a friend—and maybe a way to save her family. This moving novel lovingly depicts the warmth and vitality of Cajun people and a time when the bayous seemed to stretch forever.

Publisher :
Category : Agriculture
ISBN : UOM:39015082453583
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 492

Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
Category : Children's stories
ISBN : 9780385392006
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 32

Freckleface Strawberry wants to play monster at recess! But what if her friends have other ideas?

Publisher : Sourcebooks Landmark
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 149264921X
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 320

"Johanne Lien has grown up living a simple life with her family in Asgardstrand, Norway, posing for visiting artists who come to the town for the beautiful summer weather. Her unassuming lifestyle takes a dramatic turn when Tullik, the beautiful younger daughter of a wealthy local family, befriends Johanne in order to get close to the controversial artist Edvard Munch. As Johanne is drawn ever deeper into the raw emotion of Munch's paintings, so too is she drawn into his highly charged relationship with the siren-like Tullik..." --

Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN : 1563088134
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 465

Put a wealth of information about Newbery award winners and honor books (1922-2001) at your fingertips. You'll find detailed plot summaries, booktalks, updated information about the winning titles and authors, suggestions for read-alikes, and ideas for introducing the books to young readers.