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Prairie school /

by Avi; Farnsworth, Bill [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: An I can read book. Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2001Description: 47 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0060513187 (pbk.) :; 0060276657 (lib. bdg.) :; 0060276649.Title notes: $12.95 1-2004 (SPM)$13.96 (Pentworthy) 8/26/2004Subject(s): Books and reading -- Fiction | Aunts -- Fiction | Prairies -- Fiction | Wheelchairs -- Fiction | People with disabilities -- Fiction | Colorado -- Fiction | Chapter booksSummary: In 1880, Noah's aunt teaches the reluctant nine-year-old how to read as they explore the Colorado prairie together, Noah pushing Aunt Dora in her wheelchair.
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Children's Collection Children's Beginning Readers BR AVI (Browse shelf) Available 39270002547028

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Reading the prairie <p>It's the 1880s, Noah works hard on the family farm and roams free on the Colorado prairie. One day his Aunt Dora arrives to give him some schooling. Noah doesn't think he needs it. What use is reading on the prairie? But what Noah discovers will change his life forever.</p>

In 1880, Noah's aunt teaches the reluctant nine-year-old how to read as they explore the Colorado prairie together, Noah pushing Aunt Dora in her wheelchair.

$12.95 1-2004 (SPM)

$13.96 (Pentworthy) 8/26/2004

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Horn Book Review

Nine-year-old Noah, who loves life on the prairie, resists his aunt's efforts to teach him to read and write until Dora shows him how an education will help him better understand the natural world around him. Set in 1880 Colorado, the short chapter book has a large typeface, short sentences, and a reader-friendly layout. An emphasis on sepia tones in the full-color illustrations helps create an old-fashioned mood. From HORN BOOK Fall 2001, (c) Copyright 2010. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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