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Strawberry girl

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Birdie Boyer was a Florida Cracker. She belonged to a large "strawberry family," who lived on a flatwoods farm in the lake section of the state. They raised strawberries for a living.

Through all the hazards of the uncertain crop -- battling against dry weather and grass fires, the roving hogs and cattle of their neighbors -- Birdie dreamed of an education that would include playing the organ. In the end she won not only the title of "strawberry girl," but book learning as well.

This is a story full of enterprise and fun and tire excitement of real life in this interesting part of America.

Lois Lenski has used again her gift for catching the flavor and drama of life in a remote corner of America. It is the second of a series of regional stories through which she promises to introduce other fascinating and little-known backgrounds to boys and girls. This story will take a place beside her popular Louisiana story Bayou Suzette in the affection of readers.

The eighty-four illustrations are distinguished for their action and fascinating detail. They add greatly to this true picture of Florida life at a time when old Florida ways were changing to new.

Winner, 1946 Newbery Medal Notable Children's Books of 1945 (ALA)
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ISBN:
9780397301102
9781455834914
039730109
9780064405850
9781455844609
9781453227534
9780440483472
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.8, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
650L
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Grouped Work ID 36296aec-fcc1-fd1c-ad33-f67d8ad3577f
Full title strawberry girl
Author lenski lois
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 15:22:37PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 15:25:32PM

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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Country life -- Florida -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Florida -- Juvenile fiction, Farm life -- Fiction, Farm life -- Florida -- Juvenile fiction, Farm life -- Juvenile fiction, Florida -- Fiction, Florida -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Florida -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Award Winner, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal -- 1946, Strawberries -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Strawberry girl
title_full Strawberry Girl, Strawberry girl / by Lois Lenski, Strawberry girl / written and illustrated by Lois Lenski, Strawberry girl [sound recording] / Lois Lenski
title_short Strawberry girl
title_sub
topic_facet Children's audiobooks, Country life, Families, Farm life, Fiction, Florida, History, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Newbery Award Winner, Newbery Medal, Strawberries