A Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Family in 1840

A Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Family in 1840

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Overview

In an unusual blend of fiction and nonfiction, A Pioneer Sampler chronicles one year in the lives of the Robinson family. Illustrated historical notes enlarge on the social history and describe activities related to the stories, from churning butter to predicting the weather. Young readers are invited to try their hand at these tasks to experience a bit of pioneer life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395883938
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 03/30/1998
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 274,385
Product dimensions: 7.87(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.71(d)
Lexile: 900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Barbarba Greenwood worked at a historical museum churning butter, spinning thread, and embroidering cloth before writing A Pioneer Sampler.

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"Laura Ingalls Wilder meets David Macaulay in this thoroughly engaging book." Publishers Weekly, Starred

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