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Mar 09, 2020
Fans of Little House on the Prairie will love this novel in verse. The length and format are great for reluctant readers, which seems appropriate considering the theme of dyslexia that runs through this book. Though the protagonist is a…
Jun 14, 2017Library_Jill rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A beautiful novel in verse about a girl who finds herself abandoned on the prairie with winter on the way. Great for fans of the Little House on the Prairie series and Karen Hesse's "Out of the Dust," this story has few words, but a lot…
Jun 05, 2017
Pleasantly surprised, enough so that I read this in a day. I don't typically go for novels in verse but this one read like a novel. Perfect for fans of the "Little House" books.
Dec 13, 2014kiandra333 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
This was a great book it was short but very descriptive it was one of my favorites
May 23, 2014KCLSKidsGenre rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
So much expression in so few words. A good choice for reluctant readers and fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Ages 10-14.
Feb 05, 2014JCLMelodyMK rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
A quick and insightful read in the life of a dyslexic child on the prairie and how girls were treated and valued during that time period.
Jul 14, 2012ychi rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
This middle-grade historical novel-in-verse is fast-paced and fluid; with an in-depth look at prairie life and an elegant writing style, the author brings a harsh winter and a courageous protagonist to life.
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May 31, 2012Angela_rose_levy rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Really great YA poetic novel...facscinating looks at prairie life (ala Laura Ingalls Wilder) and a great resilient main character.