Kindle me a riddle: a pioneer story

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Publisher:
Greenwillow Books,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Language:
English
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What is cider before it is cider? Answer: apples And what was the wagon road before it was a wagon road? Answer: a buffalo trail Constance and Jack and their mama and papa are playing a riddle game that stretches from morning to night, and as they stir up one riddle after another, young readers will delight in puzzling out answers that illuminate the details of daily life for a family of settlers living on the frontier. What was this book before it was a book? You can kindle a riddle, too! "What is a wagon road before its a wagon road? A buffalo trail, long and deep. . . ." So begin the pioneer riddles that Constance and Papaand then Mama and Jack, toospin into a day-long guessing game of common sense and fun. And once the riddles start, they crackle and pop like kindling aflame. Roberta Karims fascinating portrait of early American life is illustrated with paintings brimming with energy and authenticity by Bethanne Andersen and includes historical background notes on the facts behind the riddles.Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2000, National Council fo SS & Child. Book Council
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9780688162030
9780688162047
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 2.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 550L
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subject_facetFamilies -- Juvenile fiction
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Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction
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Riddles