Prairie School (Paperback)

By Avi, Bill Farnsworth, Bill Farnsworth (Illustrator)
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Description


Reading the prairie

It's the 1880s, Noah works hard on the family farm and roams free on the Colorado prairie. One day his Aunt Dora arrives to give him some schooling. Noah doesn't think he needs it. What use is reading on the prairie? But what Noah discovers will change his life forever.

About the Author


Some pretty amazing things have happened to Avi. It all began in 1970, with "Things That Sometimes Happen, " his first book. His novels include two Newbery Honor Books, "Nothing but the Truth" and "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, " also the winner of the "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Award. Avi's fifty books tell mysterious, fantastical, and historical tales, and even an animal tale or two, like "Poppy" (also a "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Award recipient) and "The Christmas Rat." He lives with his family in Denver, Colorado.

Bill is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art and Design. He has created paintings for magazines, advertisements, and children's books as well as commissioned portraits and landscapes. His children's books have received the Young Hoosier Book Award, the NAPRA (Network of Alternatives for Publishers, Retailers, and Artists) Nautilus Award, and the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award. He lives with his family in Venice, Florida.

Bill is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art and Design. He has created paintings for magazines, advertisements, and children's books as well as commissioned portraits and landscapes. His children's books have received the Young Hoosier Book Award, the NAPRA (Network of Alternatives for Publishers, Retailers, and Artists) Nautilus Award, and the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award. He lives with his family in Venice, Florida.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060513184
ISBN-10: 0060513187
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: July 1st, 2003
Pages: 48
Language: English