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Embarking on a new life, Zoe and her family journey west to the Nebraska Territory in the 1800s.
When Zoe and her family arrive at their claim, nothing distinguishes it from the miles and miles of surrounding prairie. Even after they build their soddie, the home can't be seen from any distance. Zoe has never seen Papa so happy or Mama so sad. But when she takes a trip to the small prairie town with Papa, Zoe sees something that might make a difference to their new soddie, and to Mama's life, too.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 223.52 x 274.32 x 5.08mm | 226.8g
  • Orlando, United States
  • English
  • Vintage CrimeBlack Lizard ed
  • colour illustrations
  • 0152024077
  • 9780152024079
  • 40,953

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"Bunting tells a poignant story, which is made even more affecting by its lovely illustrations."-School Library Journal (starred review) "A solid choice for read-alouds, this may also be used with older, reluctant readers or students learning about the westward movement." -Booklist
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Rating details

370 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 29% (109)
4 39% (144)
3 26% (97)
2 5% (18)
1 1% (2)
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