Children - Vermont

Sally Goes to the Farm

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ISBN: 9780810944985
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 1st, 2002

The inimitable canine Sally is once again going on an adventure, this time to a farm! Sally meets up with Molly a yellow lab who is an old hand at farm life, she commences to teach Sally all the ins and outs of farm life, from fresh milk to pie after dinner. With his signature wood cut prints, Mr. Huneck will have you chuckling at Sallys antics. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Sally Goes to the Mountains

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ISBN: 9780810944855
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 1st, 2001

Stephen Huneck, internationally acclaimed painter, sculptor, printmaker, and New York Times best-selling author, knows better than anyone that a dog can be a man's best friend. In Sally Goes to the Mountains, Huneck's whimsical woodcuts will delight young readers and art lovers as a frisky Lab encounters new smells, games, and friends on a trip to the mountains. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

A Tale For Easter

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By Tasha Tudor, Tasha Tudor (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780689866944
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Published: Aladdin - February 1st, 2004

In A Tale for Easter, beloved children's author Tasha Tudor recounts the excitement she felt as a child as Easter approached. Her sweet text and soft, delicate watercolor illustrations celebrate the renewal of spring and capture a life lived in a different era. She describes the dreams she had on Easter eve and what you will awake to on Easter morning "if you have been good and can find the stardust on daffodils with your eyes tight shut". Ages 4-8.

The Two Brothers

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ISBN: 9780916718169
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Published: Vermont Folklife Center - June 1st, 2000

Two brothers, Heinrich and Friedrich, don't like their lives in Prussia and so sail to America one at a time. Both are sent to farms in Vermont. Though they arrive at different times, one day while mending their neighboring fences they meet and are reunited.

 This is part of the Family Heritage Series from the Vermont Folklife Center; children's picture books based on true stories about real American families.

Daisy and the Doll

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ISBN: 9780916718237
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Published: Vermont Folklife Center - January 1st, 2005

One day at school Daisy's teacher announces that, for the end-of-school program, the pupils will recite poems about different countries and nationalities. The girls are each given a doll to carry and a poem to memorize. To Daisy's surprise, the doll she receives has a coal-black face, and for the first time she realizes that like her doll's, her own color is different from that of her classmates. Set in 1890's Vermont.

 A Family Heritage Series Book. An original series of children's picture books based on true stories about real American families, drawn from the archives of one of the most distinguised folklife centers in America, The Vermont Folklife Center.

Sugarbush Spring

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By Marsha Wilson Chall, Jim Daly (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780688149079
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2000

Covering an event that many people living outside of New England dont understand is this warm and beautifully illustrated picturebook, Sugarbush Spring. Portraying a small extended family on Grandpa's farm as they go through the process of gathering the sap all the way to bottling the first batch of new syrup, the only thing left out are the pickles!!


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