6 edition of The prairie fire found in the catalog.
by Orca Book Publishers in Victoria, BC, Canada, Custer, WA
When a prairie fire nears the family homestead, young Percy shows just how useful he can be.
|Statement||written by Marilynn Reynolds ; illustrated by Don Kilby.|
|Contributions||Kilby, Don, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.R33735 Pr 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged) :|
|LC Control Number||98089928|
The grasslands of the Canadian west serve as a setting for this coming-of-age story from Reynolds. A parched summer means trouble for Percy's homesteading family. His father decides to plow a fireguard around the house and Percy is eager to help, but his parents advise him to wait a couple more years to shoulder a man's work. Then the dreaded happens, as a prairie fire advances over the Author: Marilynn Reynolds. Prairie Fire series The men and women in this, Prairie Fire series, are believable full of life and personality. Two families that fought for yrs are merged in earlier books. Love does not come easy to them. Through all the books their is a dilemma or two that they have to work through before love comes their way/5(17).
Growing up in rural Ontario, I was surrounded by parents and siblings but gravitated to the elderly, a grandmother and aunts and uncles, but especially the women, fascinated by the stories they had to tell, Read More «Older posts. Get this from a library! The prairie fire. [Marilynn Reynolds; Don Kilby] -- When a prairie fire nears the family homestead, young Percy shows just how useful he can be.
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A sensitive biography of the author of Little House on the Prairie. Many books about Laura Ingalls Wilder () have stirred up controversy about her writing career and political views.
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