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The Huckabuck family and how they raised popcorn in Nebraska and quit and came back

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Farrar Strauss Giroux,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 910L
A picture-book version of the classic Rootabaga story. Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories have amused generations of children with their distinctly American fairy-tale flavor. In The Huckabuck family, which was from his first collection, Jonas Jonas, Mama Mama, and Pony Pony Huckabuck must pull up stakes when a fire starts and their enormous popcorn harvest pops them out of house and farm. After traveling to towns all over the country, where Jonas Jonas tries out very different occupations, the family finally receives a portent that it's time to go home. This time they won't be farming popcorn, however. David Small's golden rendition of this strange and funny tale, with its delicious textual repetition, will be a happy introduction to Sandburg for many children.
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Grouping Title huckabuck family and how they raised popcorn in nebraska and quit and came back
Grouping Author sandburg carl
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-19 04:47:06AM
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auth_author2 Small, David, 1945-
author Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.
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display_description After the popcorn the Huckabucks had raised explodes in a fire and Pony Pony Huckabuck finds a silver buckle inside a squash, the family decides it is time for a change.
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subject_facet Humorous stories -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The Huckabuck family and how they raised popcorn in Nebraska and quit and came back
title_full The Huckabuck family and how they raised popcorn in Nebraska and quit and came back / Carl Sandburg ; pictures by David Small
title_short The Huckabuck family and how they raised popcorn in Nebraska and quit and came back
topic_facet Humorous stories