Cover image for Twelve kinds of ice
Author
Publisher
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012.
Description
64 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Call #
J Obed
Summary
From the first ice, a thin skin on a bucket of water, through thickly-iced fields, streams, and gardens, a girl, her family, and friends anticipate and enjoy a winter of skating, ending with an ice show complete with costumes, refreshments, and clowns.
Subjects
ISBN #
9780618891290

 

ID #
1608339

 

Availability

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Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  "This is a joyful, spirited gem of a book, as bracing and glorious as a perfect stretch of ice." -Newbery Honor author Joyce Sidman With the first ice--a skim on a sheep pail so thin it breaks when touched--one family's winter begins in earnest. Next comes ice like panes of glass. And eventually, skating ice! Take a literary skate over field ice and streambed, through sleeping orchards and beyond. The first ice, the second ice, the third ice . . . perfect ice . . . the last ice . . . Twelve kinds of ice are carved into twenty nostalgic vignettes, illustrated in elegantly scratched detail by the award-winning Barbara McClintock.

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