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The 18 Penny Goose (I Can Read Books)

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Publisher Comments:

The British are coming! The American Revolution is being fought in the hills around Letty Wright’ s family’ s farm, and the Wrights must flee to safety. There is no time for Letty to bring Solomon the gander. Letty hopes the British don’ t hurt Solomon, but hungry soldiers aren’ t known for their kindness. Eight-year-old Letty tries the only thing she can think of to save him— and is as surprised as the other colonists when it works. Based on a remarkable, true story, this unusual tale will linger in the minds of all who read it.

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When Letty and her family must flee the farm in 1778 as British soldiers approach, she scribbles a desperate note begging for the life of her beloved goose, Solomon. Full color.

Synopsis:

The British are coming! The American Revolution is being fought in the hills around Letty Wrights familys farm, and the Wrights must flee to safety. There is no time for Letty to bring Solomon the gander. Letty hopes the British dont hurt Solomon, but hungry soldiers arent known for their kindness. Eight-year-old Letty tries the only thing she can think of to save him—and is as surprised as the other colonists when it works. Based on a remarkable, true story, this unusual tale will linger in the minds of all who read it.

About the Author

Sally M. Walker has written science books for children, including Earthquakes, an NSTA/CBC Best Science Trade Book of 1997. She lives in DeKalb, IL.

Ellen Beier has most recently illustrated the picture book Blue Hill Meadows by Cynthia Rylant.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064442503
ill.:
Beier, Ellen
Author:
Beier, Ellen
Author:
Walker, Sally M.
Author:
by Sally M Walker and Ellen Beier
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical - United States - Colonial
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Readers - Chapter Books
Subject:
Geese
Subject:
New jersey
Subject:
Chaldren's factacn
Subject:
Geese -- Fiction.
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-
Subject:
Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
Edition Description:
Harper Paperback
Series:
I Can Read Book 3
Series Volume:
Abt. III, Bd. 4
Publication Date:
19990217
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.72x5.39x.18 in. .22 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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"Synopsis" by , When Letty and her family must flee the farm in 1778 as British soldiers approach, she scribbles a desperate note begging for the life of her beloved goose, Solomon. Full color.

"Synopsis" by , The British are coming! The American Revolution is being fought in the hills around Letty Wrights familys farm, and the Wrights must flee to safety. There is no time for Letty to bring Solomon the gander. Letty hopes the British dont hurt Solomon, but hungry soldiers arent known for their kindness. Eight-year-old Letty tries the only thing she can think of to save him—and is as surprised as the other colonists when it works. Based on a remarkable, true story, this unusual tale will linger in the minds of all who read it.

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