Copper-Toed Boots

Copper-Toed Boots

by Marguerite de Angeli, Marguerite de Angeli
     
 

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Marguerite de Angeli was born in Lapeer, Michigan, in 1889. As a child, she loved to hear her father tell the story of the red leather-topped copper-toed boots he prized when he was a boy.

Recreating the mischievous adventures of that boy through a Michigan summer, "Copper-Toed Boots" escapes to a time of "tradin" with schoolmates, "tradin" at the store, and

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Marguerite de Angeli was born in Lapeer, Michigan, in 1889. As a child, she loved to hear her father tell the story of the red leather-topped copper-toed boots he prized when he was a boy.

Recreating the mischievous adventures of that boy through a Michigan summer, "Copper-Toed Boots" escapes to a time of "tradin" with schoolmates, "tradin" at the store, and picnicking during blackberry season. Children of all ages will delight in this realistic portratyal of mid-nineteenth century rural life. From classroom antics to the day the circus comes to town, Marguerite de Angeli vivdly depicts the folk happenings of a little American town.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814326541
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Series:
Great Lakes Bks.
Pages:
94
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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