River Town

A year has passed in the river town. It was a year of challenge and change
caused by nature and by man. Stories of the people's daily life and how they
faced the challenges can be seen in the illustrations. The river, an obvious
challenge ...

River Town

River Town

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, small towns sprouted up along the banks of America's rivers. Through a year of changing seasons the reader is transported to the days when people's livelihoods were directly connected to the river. The life of the townsfolk is shown to be an accumulation of events both large and small, from a joyous Halloween parade to the frozen river in winter to the threat of damaging springtime floods. Children and adults alike will pour over these pages of intricate etchings, noticing the changes and happenings of day-to-day, season-to-season life lived along a river. As they did in Prairie Town, the Geiserts have once again created a stunning tribute to small-town America as it once was and, to an extent, still remains today.

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Pages: 32
Authors: Bonnie Geisert
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-03-29 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Peter Hessler
Categories: Travel
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