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Author:
Deborah Hopkinson
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

Description of a family's journey from Iowa to Oregon in the 1800s and their transport of plants and seedlings and the requisite hardships they experience on the Oregon Trail.
Author:
Janet Palazzo-Craig
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
In this traditional Puerto Rican folktale, a farmer, Juan Bobo, catches a magical horse but lets him go in exchange for seven wishes.
Author:
Deborah Hopkinson
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Considered the pioneer of the modern recipe, Fannie Farmer transformed countless kitchens into oases of exact measurements and perfect cooking. Hopkinson's fictionalized account is a humorous take on the real Fannie Farmer.
Author:
Peggy Thomas
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
A picture book for older readers celebrates George Washington’s role, not as victorious general and first president, but as lifelong farmer.
Author:
Lynea Bowdish
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Presents a brief look at the life of George Washington Carver
Author:
James Agee
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A photographic and textual account of life of southern sharecroppers during the depression era.
Author:
Bobbie Kalman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A look at plantation life and its use of slavery.
Author:
Connie Porter
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A young girl excapes slavery with her mother (from the American Girls Collection).
Author:
Nancy Kelly Allen
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Organic farmer Truman Worth makes a living off the land, so it’s important to him to alwaysknow how much his crops will be worth. Help Farmer Worth keep track of his farm andfigure out how much money he can make!
Author:
Patricia MacLachlan
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

19th century tale of a widowed farmer with two children who advertises for a wife. The answer to his ad is Sarah, who arrives from Maine. The tale gently explores themes of abandonment, loss and love.
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