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The Great Wheel
     

The Great Wheel

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by Robert Lawson
 

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-- Newbery Honor 1958

In an engrossing story that captures the spirit of American industrial growth, a young Irishman moves to Chicago to help construct the world's first ferris wheel.

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-- Newbery Honor 1958

In an engrossing story that captures the spirit of American industrial growth, a young Irishman moves to Chicago to help construct the world's first ferris wheel.

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ISBN-13:
9780670351022
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
08/19/1957
Product dimensions:
20.00(w) x 20.00(h) x 20.00(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Lawson worked as a commercial artist before turning to the world of children's books. He began his career as an illustrator but soon became a writer as well. He was awarded the Caldecott Medal for They Were Strong and Good in 1941, and in 1945 he was awarded the Newbery Medal for Rabbit Hill. The Great Wheel was Mr. Lawson's last book. He died in 1957.

Richard Peck is the author of the Newbery Medal Winner A Year Down Yonder, as well as Fair Weather, a novel of the 1893 World's Columbian Expostion.

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