Farm On Nippersink Creek

Jim May (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874834468

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Description

Jim May writes the stories of his youth, growing up in the rural Midwest between the Truman and the JFK eras, where trading stories was as common as trading horses, and frequently required the same skills. Neighboring, as his mother called it, was part of the social fabric. These 18 poignant and humorous stories of life's joys and trials told with the freshness of youth, yet tempered with the wisdom of age evoke a simpler time in our nation's history without romanticizing the inherent hardships.

Reading Level
Lexile
1140L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
8.2
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity History Humor People & Places Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Language Arts Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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