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Building our house

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A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Winner of the 2013 Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013 A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2013 In this unique construction book for kids who love tools and trucks, readers join a girl and her family as they pack up their old house in town and set out to build a new one in the country. Mom and Dad are going to make the new house themselves, from the ground up. From empty lot to finished home, every stage of their year-and-a-half-long building project is here. And at every step their lucky kids are watching and getting their hands dirty, in page after page brimming with machines, vehicles, and all kinds of house-making activities! As he imagines it through the eyes of his older sister, Building Our House is Jonathan Bean's retelling of his own family's true experience, and includes an afterword with photographs from the author's collection.

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Grouped Work ID9daa80c1-3026-b7bb-02e9-015c2e2891e2
Grouping Titlebuilding our house
Grouping Authorjonathan bean
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-10-26 04:17:03AM
Last Indexed2020-10-26 04:42:02AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780374380236

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display_descriptionA young girl narrates her family's move from the city to the country, where they have bought a piece of land and live in a trailer while they build a house from the ground up, with help from relatives and friends.
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subject_facetBuilding -- Fiction
Building -- Juvenile fiction
Charity -- Juvenile fiction
Cooperation -- Juvenile fiction
Country Life -- Lifestyles
Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 2013
Electronic books
Families -- Juvenile fiction
Family life -- Fiction
House construction -- Fiction
House construction -- Juvenile fiction
Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction
Photographs -- 2013
Picture books
Wooden-frame houses -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayBuilding our house
title_fullBuilding Our House
Building Our House [ebook] Bean, Jonathan.
Building our house / Jonathan Bean
title_shortBuilding our house
Country Life
Family life
House construction
Juvenile Fiction
Moving, Household
Picture Book Fiction
Wooden-frame houses