This book contains stories of how children lived during the 1700's. It teaches children about America's Colonial period through a series of delighful stories. Children learn more about Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Betsy Ross as they read about children who lived during the struggle for liberty. Recommended for children in 5th grade.
The little White Rabbit is a beautiful bunny, but he is not satisfied with his floppy ears, pretty eyes, and soft feet. He wants what squirrel has, then what porcupine has, then what duck has. But his wishing does not stop with tails, and bristles, and boots, now he wants wings. When he gets those wings, things begin to happen! Oh! What trouble the little White Rabbit has! A charming story for young children.
Most dolls lead a comfortable but unadventurous life. This was true of Miss Hickory until the fateful day that her owner, Ann, moves from her New Hampshire home to attend school in Boston--leaving Miss Hickory behind. For a small doll whose body is an apple-wood twig and whose head is a hickory nut, the prospect of spending a New Hampshire winter alone is frightening indeed. In this classic modern day fairy tale, what's a doll to do?<P><P> Newbery Medal Winner
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