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"Rural Vermont during the 1920's is the setting for this nostalgic account of episodes in the lives of young Robert Peck and his pal, Soup." School Library Journal (Starred Review)

About the Author

Robert Newton Peck comes from generations of Yankee farmers. Like the Vermont folk he writes about in his novel, he was raised as a boy in the Shaker Way, which endured even after the sect itself had died out. Its view of life is embodied in the character of his young protagonist's father, who believed that a faith is more blessed when put to use than when put to word: "A man's worship counts for naught, unless his dog and cat are the better for it."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679892618
Author:
Peck, Robert Newton
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s humor
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Knopf pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Knopf Pbk
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.59x5.16x.34 in. .17 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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