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The Resource A pioneer Christmas : celebrating in the backwoods in 1841, written by Barbara Greenwood ; illustrated by Heather Collins

A pioneer Christmas : celebrating in the backwoods in 1841, written by Barbara Greenwood ; illustrated by Heather Collins

Label
A pioneer Christmas : celebrating in the backwoods in 1841
Title
A pioneer Christmas
Title remainder
celebrating in the backwoods in 1841
Statement of responsibility
written by Barbara Greenwood ; illustrated by Heather Collins
Title variation
Celebrating in the backwoods in 1841
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combining fiction and nonfiction, this dramatic story set in the snowy backwoods follows the Robertson family as they prepare for Christmas in 1841. They are excitedly expecting visitors from afar. But as a winter storm begins to rage, the family fears for the safety of the travelers. How will Andrew and Sophie -- with a baby on the way -- fare on such a dangerous journey? Each chapter of the story is enhanced by information about the pioneer period and how Christmas was celebrated in the past. Children will learn about holiday traditions in more detail through crafts, games, songs and other activities
Summary
A tale about a pioneering Canadian family who, having prepared a feast for Christmas, awaits the safe arrival of relatives from far away on a very snowy day provides a framework for information on period holiday celebrations, with songs, crafts, games, and activities
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
127082
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
394.2663/0971
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 8 to 12
LC call number
GT4987.15
LC item number
.G74 2003
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
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True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
celebrating in the backwoods in 1841
Label
A pioneer Christmas : celebrating in the backwoods in 1841, written by Barbara Greenwood ; illustrated by Heather Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looking at Christmas past -- Christmas is coming! -- Stir-up Sunday -- Making a pomander -- Winter games -- Unexpcected visitor -- Pioneer Christmas gifts -- Making a cup-and-ball toy -- Making cookie decorations -- Christmas caroling -- Singing school -- Christmas carols -- Let the festivities begin -- Kissing ball -- Christmas frolic -- Blind man's buff -- Christmas garlands -- Winter travel -- Decorating the house for Christmas -- Making a garland -- Christmas Eve -- Christmas day -- Christmas then and now -- Index
Control code
21040521
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781550749557
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006494538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9781550749533
  • 625816495361
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50790164
  • (OCoLC)50790164
Label
A pioneer Christmas : celebrating in the backwoods in 1841, written by Barbara Greenwood ; illustrated by Heather Collins
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looking at Christmas past -- Christmas is coming! -- Stir-up Sunday -- Making a pomander -- Winter games -- Unexpcected visitor -- Pioneer Christmas gifts -- Making a cup-and-ball toy -- Making cookie decorations -- Christmas caroling -- Singing school -- Christmas carols -- Let the festivities begin -- Kissing ball -- Christmas frolic -- Blind man's buff -- Christmas garlands -- Winter travel -- Decorating the house for Christmas -- Making a garland -- Christmas Eve -- Christmas day -- Christmas then and now -- Index
Control code
21040521
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781550749557
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006494538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9781550749533
  • 625816495361
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50790164
  • (OCoLC)50790164

Library Locations

    • Brazil Public LibraryBorrow it
      204 N. Walnut St., Brazil, IN, 47834, US
      39.524123 -87.128314

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