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Next Spring an Oriole (Stepping Stone Books Series)

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A pioneer adventure perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series!
 
On Libby Mitchell’s tenth birthday, she and her parents climb into a covered wagon and set off on a journey that takes them two months and a thousand miles. Their trip from Virginia to the deep woods of Michigan is hard, but it is exciting, too. And at its end lies their new home—a ...

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Overview

A pioneer adventure perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series!
 
On Libby Mitchell’s tenth birthday, she and her parents climb into a covered wagon and set off on a journey that takes them two months and a thousand miles. Their trip from Virginia to the deep woods of Michigan is hard, but it is exciting, too. And at its end lies their new home—a place that is rugged, wild, and full of promise.
 
History Stepping Stones now feature updated content that emphasizes Common Core and today’s renewed interest in nonfiction. Perfect for home, school, and library bookshelves!

In 1837 ten-year-old Libby and her parents journey by covered wagon to the Michigan frontier, where they make themselves a new home near friendly Indians and other pioneers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780394891255
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 9/28/1987
  • Series: A Stepping Stone Book(TM) Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 373,795
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 7.62 (h) x 0.17 (d)

Meet the Author

Gloria Whelan
Gloria and her husband Joseph moved from Detroit to the woods of northern Michigan several years ago.  Many of Gloria's books take place during the summer -- because she does a lot of her writing during the northern Michigan blizzards!  Gloria has been telling stories for as long as she can remember.  Before she could read or write, she used to dictate stories to her baby-sitter, who would type them out.  Being an only child, many of Gloria's stories were about having a brother or sister.  Gloria would like to have written Little Women, because Jo March was one of her role models growing up!  Gloria once had a set of five wtching guinea pigs, all named after Detroit Tiger baseball players!  
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