Groundhog Willie's shadow
Another Story Within a Story© for reluctant and advanced readers. Second printing 2016 due to expanded interest across North America. AWARDS: Children¿s Book Council and NBF Young People¿s Literature awards; Finalist: National Outdoor Book award, Idaho State University. HISTORY: Written in Queen¿s English, Groundhog Willie¿s Shadow is in the Histoirical archives of Canada. Williemas Day, similar to America¿s Groundhog Day February 2nd, evolved from Indian folklore - the legend of Klionda the Mohawk Indian and how Nawgeentuck the groundhog saved his life centuries ago. THEME: The history, facts and informative nuances including habitat and year-round events of this famous albino groundhog Willie and heir apparent Wee Willie appear side-by-side on each page in different fonts, one more in-depth than the other for varying reading levels. REVIEWS: ¿Check it out! Groundhog Willie's Shadow teaches history of Groundhog Day and Williemas Day in one story and the story of Willie, the famous albino groundhog of Canada in the other. Adorable photographs¿¿ Tampa Bay Times (St Petersburg Times)/ ¿Canada Folklore: This book has been brought to the attention of the Honourable Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable PM Jean Chretien of Canada.¿/¿Celebrate with Canadians. With snow falling in Ontario, rodent didn't see his shadow, but his predicting is forever forecast.¿-Clearwater Times./¿Groundhogs! A book about groundhogs and their stories including Wiarton Willie, a Canadian weather-forecasting groundhog. Pages are divided in half and present both fictional and informative accounts in different fonts. Wide mixture of drawings, diagrams, photos and a cartoon.¿ Sarah O¿Neal, School Library Journal.
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|Grouping Title||groundhog willie s shadow|
|Grouping Author||birenbaum barbara|
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|detailed_location_school||Cole Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000515951|Book|Books||English|Peartree,|c2001.|iii, 29 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 x 26 cm.|
|title_display||Groundhog Willie's shadow|
|title_full||Groundhog Willie's shadow / written by Barbara Birenbaum|
|title_short||Groundhog Willie's shadow|