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ISBN13: 9780684196534
ISBN10: 0684196530
Condition: Standard
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When she examines her life, Mountain Girl realizes her parents need to earn more money. Her father explains that they are really millionaires. He helps his daughter count up the monetary value of seeing the sky all day, feeling the wind, and smelling the coming rain. Three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Parnall's dramatic watercolors illustrate what really matters.

Synopsis:

As her family attempts to calculate the value of the desert hills, the colors of blooming cactus, and the calls of eagles and great horned owls, a young girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature.

About the Author

Byrd Baylor lives and writes in Arizona, presenting images of the Southwest and an intense connection between the land and the people. Her prose illustrates vividly the value of simplicity, the natural world, and the balance of life within it.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684196534
ill.:
Parnall, Peter
Author:
Parnall, Peter
Author:
Baylor, Byrd
Author:
Parnell, Peter
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Nature study
Subject:
Wealth
Subject:
Family life -- Fiction.
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Values and Virtues
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series Volume:
36
Publication Date:
19940931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 12.95 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
07-10

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