Jun 19, Katie W rated it really liked it Shelves: What a cute little book about an 11 year old girl, Hannah, who in the late s had to go alone in the hills above Cache Valley UT for the summer to tend the family's sheep. She encounters a lot of different things, some of them real fears, and really grows up. I grew up in that area, so it was easy to picture the scenery and surroundings that Hannah was in. I don't know if would have been brave enough to do that and I sure wouldn't let my daughter go on such a dangerous adventure, but times What a cute little book about an 11 year old girl, Hannah, who in the late s had to go alone in the hills above Cache Valley UT for the summer to tend the family's sheep.
I don't know if would have been brave enough to do that and I sure wouldn't let my daughter go on such a dangerous adventure, but times were different back then and it was a common thing. I really enjoyed it. Oct 04, Jan Blazanin rated it it was amazing.
This well-researched and beautifully written book would be perfect for family reading. Hannah's summer of sheep-tending is full of adventure, excitement, and unexpected friendships. Historical details are woven seamlessly throughout, and the result is a story that will keep youngsters turning the pages. Jun 17, Susan rated it liked it. We underestimate our children and what they are capable of doing.
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This short book is based on an eleven year old girl taking on the responsibility of herding the family sheep one summer. Hard because of her youth but a growing and learning time. However at the end the author says she bases it on a true story of a girl who was eight. Apr 28, Melissa rated it liked it. A quick read--a couple hours. It takes place in Cache Valley, Utah, in the late 's. A year old is sent alone up to the mountains to a family's sheep camp.
It's amazing that someone that age could do that! We live in a very different era. Feb 27, Linda Clark rated it really liked it Shelves: I'm anxious to share this one with my grand daughters. Dec 12, T Makin rated it it was amazing. Great read for young readers and grown ups too.
Loved the story and setting. Aug 19, Debbie rated it really liked it. This was a good story. I liked how the main character's feelings changed for those around her and the things that she was asked to do.
Aug 12, Maura Nt rated it it was amazing. This was very family friendly, clean and wholesome. The history is fascinating and we enjoyed reading the story. Feb 24, Rapitch rated it really liked it. Cute story that taught courage and faith.
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My daughter enjoyed it. Jul 03, Kamicarlson rated it it was amazing. I really loved this book from cover to cover. What an amazing and brave little girl! I'm going to read this aloud to my kids now.
Jun 19, Tausha rated it really liked it. It always amazes me to dive into a story that has truth in it. This was based on stuff that really happened. My 10 year old was fascinated by what the pioneers had to face. May 16, Cynthia rated it it was amazing. Although it's a children's book I found it a great read!
Planning to pass this book on to a young reader that I hope will enjoy it as much as I did. Dec 20, Patricia rated it really liked it. Saphire rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Julie rated it really liked it Feb 14, Caroline Liedtke rated it really liked it Sep 19, Kandace rated it really liked it Sep 04, Kuske rated it really liked it Jun 29, Through science experiments, insect-inspired art projects, real-life bug encounters, and more, you'll learn how insects see, study the butterfly life cycle, and discover how insects help the Garden grow.
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While some birds can have several homes that are long distances apart, plants, on the other hand, put down roots and spend their entire lives in one spot. Join Tracy Aviary and Wasatch Community Gardens as we spend a fun-filled week chasing clues, meeting new friends, and taking a closer look at the places we call "home. No Before Care available. Spend mornings at Wasatch Community Gardens learning about organic gardening, tasting fresh produce, creating garden art and more.
Each afternoon campers will explore food science and technology, from investigating soils and pH to learning about harmful and beneficial insects and cooking with solar. Spend your mornings at RBG learning skills like map-reading, orienteering, and navigation before searching the Garden for hidden treasure. Spend your mornings at Red Butte discovering the mythical origins of common things found in the natural world like honeybees, purple asters, and birds as you create pinecone weather stations, concoct organic weed killer, build DIY birdfeeders, and more.
Explore the world through the eyes of a bug as you work in the vegetable garden in the mornings; then grab your binoculars for the afternoon to study all the amazing birds that call our city home. Campers will learn first hand about the living creatures in our environment through garden work, exploration, games, crafts, and tasty snacks. This camp will be held at Wasatch Community Gardens in the morning and Tracy Aviary in the afternoon. Join us for a week of food investigations.