A cocky morning crowing and a day-break braying.
For the brother and sister in this novel in verse, each day begins with a barnyard wakeup call. During a summer spent on their grandparents' farm, they collect eggs from the chicken coop, put on shows for city folks in passing trains, fill in for the farm dog by barking the cows home and dance around the perfectly ripening watermelon growing in Grandma's garden. All of these barnyard adventures happen in the company of Rexter the rooster, Seed-Sack the mule and Ginger-Tea the farm dog -- animal friends that will steal readers' hearts over the course of a carefree rooster summer.
Based on award-winning poet Robert Heidbreder's childhood, these irresistible read-aloud poems show the tender relationship between children and their grandparents. Madeline Kloepper brings the cast of lovable human and animal characters to life with her vintage art style. This early novel in verse about the simple joys of childhood on a farm is nostalgic yet timeless.
|Grouped Work ID||56d46cad-ef05-d9f3-6ea8-984a22752b16|
|Grouping Title||rooster summer|
|Grouping Author||heidbreder robert|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-17 04:46:58AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-19 04:52:44AM|
|available_at_aacpl||Glen Burnie Library, Odenton Library, Severna Park Library|
|detailed_location_aacpl||Glen Burnie Library - Children's Fiction, Odenton Library - Children's Fiction, Severna Park Library - Children's Fiction|
|display_description||"For the brother and sister in this story in verse, each day begins with a barnyard wakeup call. They are spending the summer on their grandparents' farm, where they collect eggs from the chicken coop, fill in for the farm dog by barking the cows home, and dance around the perfectly ripening watermelon growing in Grandma's garden. All their barnyard adventures happen in the company of Rexter, the rooster, Seed-Sack the mule and Ginger-Tea the farm dog--animal friends that will steal readers' hearts over the course of a carefree 'rooster summer'"--Jacket flap.|
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|local_callnumber_aacpl||J FICTION (H)|
|local_time_since_added_aacpl||2 Months, Month, Quarter, Six Months, Year|
|owning_library_aacpl||Anne Arundel County Public Library|
|owning_location_aacpl||Glen Burnie Library, Odenton Library, Severna Park Library|
|record_details||ils:a1447974|Book|Books||English|Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press,||63 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm|
|subject_facet||Brothers and sisters, Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Children's stories, Domestic animals, Farm life, Farm life -- Juvenile fiction, Grandparents -- Juvenile fiction, Novels in verse, Summer, Summer -- Juvenile fiction, Vacations -- Juvenile fiction|
|title_full||Rooster summer / Robert Heidbreder ; illustrations by Madeline Kloepper|
|topic_facet||Brothers and sisters, Domestic animals, Farm life, Grandparents, Novels in verse, Summer, Vacations|