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Children's Nonfiction Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

Early Farm Life

by (author) Bobbie Kalman

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Mar 1992
Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Customs, Traditions, Anthropology, Farm & Ranch Life
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 1992
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    Publish Date
    Mar 1992
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4


Topics covered; Arrival in the forest, starting from scratch, building a home The prairie settler’s special problems Clearing the land, building fences A settler girl’s letter about her new life The first planting and harvest Building the barn, the animals’ home Winter work: frozen up and snowed in Maple syrup; the sap flows in the early spring The beautiful orchard, the apiary Henrietta tours the barnyard The geese guard the yard Horsepower; the giants of the farm Disappointments in farm life Grain from the field to flour to bread A boy’s threshing day diary The prairie; wheat fields and ranching The country fair A city girl learns about farm life Changes on the farm

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