Corn-Farm Boy

Product Number: EB00622228
Released: Oct 13, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504022026
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Description

An Iowa farm boy longs to quit school and join his dad working the land Dick comes home from school early and tells his mother he was sent home with a stomachache. She puts him to bed and tells him to get some sleep, but Dick can't shut his eyes for a second. All his life he's wanted to be a farmer-to quit school and join his father and brother driving tractors across their sprawling property-and today is his chance. His father is getting a 2nd tractor, and he'll need Dick to drive it. Dick is certain that there's nothing on the farm that he can't handle. But when he gets a taste of farmer's work, will he be so sure it's the life for him? This charming novel offers a detailed look at life on a farm and a snapshot of a time when a boy could quit school to work in the fields.

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Author(s): Lois Lenski
Original Publish Date: Oct 13, 2015

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