Ox-cart Man

Ox-cart Man

Book - 1979 | First edition
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Describes the day-to-day life throughout the changing seasons of an early 19th-century New England family.
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1979
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780670533282
0670533289
9780140504415
0140504419
Branch Call Number: J+FIC
Characteristics: [40] pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Cooney, Barbara 1917-2000

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Lovestoread5 Oct 25, 2019

This is a fascinating book, wonderful illustrations, and a good look at the old days as people used everything they had and didn't waste much at all. Where they worked hard and had a great work ethic to pass down to their children. Highly recommend it.

ArapahoeKati Jan 18, 2019

I remember being fascinated by the illustrations when I was in first or second grade.

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mariaesther21
Dec 27, 2016

I really liked the subject matter of this book. However, it had an awkward style for reading aloud. At the beginning, the sentences were very short. The sentences increased in length going through the book. The last eleven pages of text were all one sentence. That was not best practice, or a good model for literature, in my opinion. I am glad we read it, but it didn't make it to our favorites list.

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EricaReynolds
Dec 06, 2013

Simple and perfect. This children's book about family, seasons, good work, taking joy in the everyday, and self-reliance is close to my heart.

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amberlily1793
Aug 12, 2013

Historical. Family. Hard work. Farm life. Enjoyment.

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