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    Thursday's child

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    Thursday's child

    Hartnett, Sonya.

    A young woman, looking back on her childhood, recounts her farm family's poverty, her father's cowardice, and her younger brother's obsession for digging tunnels and living underground.

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    The boys' house

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    The boys' house : stories

    Heynen, Jim, 1940-

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    Prodigal summer

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    Prodigal summer : a novel

    Kingsolver, Barbara.

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    Crow Lake

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    Crow Lake

    Lawson, Mary, 1946-

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    Dairy queen

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    Dairy queen : a novel

    Murdock, Catherine Gilbert.

    After spending her summer running the family farm and training the quarterback for her school's rival football team, sixteen-year-old D.J. decides to go out for the sport herself, not anticipating the reactions of those around her.

    Due 08/30/19

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    The off season

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    The off season

    Murdock, Catherine Gilbert.

    High school junior D.J. staggers under the weight of caring for her badly injured brother, her responsibilities on the dairy farm, a changing relationship with her friend Brian, and her own athletic aspirations.

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    Drowning Ruth

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    Drowning Ruth

    Schwarz, Christina.

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    La telaraƱa de Carlota

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    La telaraƱa de Carlota

    White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985.

    Wilbur the pig is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.

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    Charlotte's web

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    Charlotte's web

    White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985.

    Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.

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    Farmer boy

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    Farmer boy

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    The life of Almanzo Wilder in New York State in the 1860's, before he went west with his family to homestead land and to meet his future wife, Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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    The barn

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    The barn

    Avi, 1937-

    In an effort to fulfill their dying father's last request, nine-year-old Ben and his brother and sister construct a barn on their land in the Oregon Territory.

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    The wild robot escapes

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    The wild robot escapes

    Brown, Peter, 1979-

    After being captured by the Recons and returned to civilization for reprogramming, Roz is sent to Hilltop Farm where she befriends her owner's family and animals, but pines for her son, Brightbill.

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    An occasional cow

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    An occasional cow

    Horvath, Polly.

    Imogene is sent to visit her relatives in Iowa for the summer. From the moment she sees her cousins at the airport, Imogene knows the next eight weeks will be like nothing she could have imagined.

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    Pigs might fly

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    Pigs might fly : a novel

    King-Smith, Dick.

    Having been coached in swimming by a duck and an otter, a runt piglet with deformed front feet becomes a hero when their farm is flooded.

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    When the sergeant came marching home

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    When the sergeant came marching home

    Lemna, Don, 1936-

    When his father returns from the war in 1946, a ten year old boy and his family move from their home in a Montana town to an old, run-down farm in the middle of nowhere where they work hard trying to make ends meet.

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    Harris and me

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    Harris and me : a summer remembered

    Paulsen, Gary.

    Sent to live with relatives on their farm because of his unhappy home life, an eleven-year-old city boy meets his distant cousin Harris and is given an introduction to a whole new world.

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    Tooter Pepperday

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    Tooter Pepperday

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    Hating to leave her familiar surroundings, Tooter resorts to sabotage when her family moves from their suburban home to Aunt Sally's farm.

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    Farmer Boy / Little House Series / #2

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    Farmer Boy / Little House Series / #2

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    Nine-year-old Almanzo lives with his family on a big farm in New York State at the end of the nineteenth century. He raises his own two calves, helps cut ice and shear sheep, and longs for the day he can have his own colt.

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    Gemma and the baby chick

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    Gemma and the baby chick

    Barber, Antonia, 1932-

    Gemma, who collects eggs from the hen house, discovers a hen sitting on her eggs and helps save a chick that is slow to hatch.

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    Minnie and Moo go dancing

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    Minnie and Moo go dancing

    Cazet, Denys.

    Cow friends, Minnie and Moo, decide to dress up and attend a party at the farmer's house.

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    Minnie and Moo go to the moon

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    Minnie and Moo go to the moon

    Cazet, Denys.

    Two cow friends, Minnie and Moo, decide to drive the farmer's tractor all the way to the moon.

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    Parents in the pigpen, pigs in the tub

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    Parents in the pigpen, pigs in the tub

    Ehrlich, Amy, 1942-

    Tired of their usual routine, the farm animals insist on moving into the house, so the family decides to move into the barn, but eventually everyone tires of this new arrangement.

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    Barn storm

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    Barn storm

    Ghigna, Charles.

    When a tornado touches down in a pond on Farmer Brown's property, it sets off a chain of events among the barnyard animals that soon has every creature displaced, but not unhappy.

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    The chicken-chasing queen of Lamar County

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    The chicken-chasing queen of Lamar County

    Harrington, Janice N.

    A young farm girl tries to catch her favorite chicken, until she learns something about the hen that makes her change her ways.

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    Cows to the rescue

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    Cows to the rescue

    Himmelman, John.

    After helping the Greenstalk family get to the county fair, the cows busy themselves finding solutions to many other problems that arise during the day.

    Due 09/03/19

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    Pigs to the rescue

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    Pigs to the rescue

    Himmelman, John.

    All week long the pigs help out around the farm in unexpected ways.

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    Henrietta and the golden eggs

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    Henrietta and the golden eggs

    Johansen, Hanna, 1939-

    The persistence of Henrietta, one of 3,333 chickens on a chicken farm, leads to a better life for them all.

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    The rough patch

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    The rough patch

    Lies, Brian.

    "Farmer Evan and his dog do everything together and, especially, in the garden but when his dog passes away Evan lets his garden fill with weeds until a pumpkin vine brings new hope"--Provided by publisher.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Molly Bannaky

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    Molly Bannaky

    McGill, Alice.

    Relates how Benjamin Banneker's grandmother journeyed from England to Maryland in the late seventeenth century, worked as an indentured servant, began a farm of her own, and married a freed slave.

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    Harvey Potter's balloon farm

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    Harvey Potter's balloon farm

    Harold, Jerdine Nolen.

    A child ventures out in the middle of the night to see how Harvey Potter grows his wonderful balloons.

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    Raising dragons

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    Raising dragons

    Nolen, Jerdine.

    A farmer's young daughter shares numerous adventures with the dragon that she raises from infancy.

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    A day in the life of Murphy

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    A day in the life of Murphy

    Provensen, Alice.

    Murphy, a farm terrier, describes a day in his life as he gets fed in the kitchen, hunts mice, goes to the vet, returns to the house for dinner, investigates a noise outside, and retires to the barn for sleep.

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    Farm days

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    Farm days

    Wegman, William.

    Chip, a city dog, goes to visit his country cousins to learn all about farming.

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    Waiting for the evening star

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    Waiting for the evening star

    Wells, Rosemary.

    Growing up between 1909 and 1917, Berty enjoys the slow-rolling wheel of time on his Vermont farm and cannot understand his older brother's desire to see other parts of the world.

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    Harvest home

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    Harvest home

    Yolen, Jane.

    A young farm girl and her family bring in the new harvest and celebrate with prayers, songs, and a festive meal.

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    The scarecrow's dance

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    The scarecrow's dance

    Yolen, Jane.

    A scarecrow happily dances away from his post one windy night, until a child's prayer teaches him how important he is to the farm.

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