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About The Book
Tell you about the prairie years? I'll tell you, child, how it was.
And through a combination of spare, poetic text and expansive illustrations, readers can learn of life on the prairie as the settlers knew it -- seen through the eyes of a woman who lived there a century ago.
Reading Group Guide
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About The Illustrator
Ron Himler lives in Tucson, Arizona. An interest in American Indian culture first brought Mr. Himler to the southwest, and his work often features western subjects as well as historical themes. His paintings are frequently exhibited in galleries in the southwest. Ron Himler has illustrated more than seventy-five children’s books.
- Publisher: Aladdin (March 31, 1989)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9780689712968
- Grades: P - 3
- Ages: 5 - 8
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Awards and Honors
- ALA Notable Children's Books
- ILA Teachers' Choices
- Notable Children's Trade Book Language (AR)
- Reading Rainbow Book
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Trade Paperback 9780689712968(0.4 MB)
Author Photo (jpg): Ann Turner
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More books from this illustrator: Ronald Himler
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