Prairie Town

Prairie Town During the early s railroad companies laid tracks across America s open land In fields of grass beside the new tracks prairie towns grew The towns prospered amid the golden wheat fields and grai

  • Title: Prairie Town
  • Author: Bonnie Geisert Arthur Geisert
  • ISBN: 9780395859070
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Hardcover
  • During the early 1900s, railroad companies laid tracks across America s open land In fields of grass beside the new tracks prairie towns grew The towns prospered amid the golden wheat fields, and grain elevators dominated the skyline Bonnie Geisert s clear text explores the social and economic life of one of these towns, while the dramas of everyday life can be experienDuring the early 1900s, railroad companies laid tracks across America s open land In fields of grass beside the new tracks prairie towns grew The towns prospered amid the golden wheat fields, and grain elevators dominated the skyline Bonnie Geisert s clear text explores the social and economic life of one of these towns, while the dramas of everyday life can be experienced in Arthur Geisert s panoramic hand colored etchings Here is a fascinating view of life in a thriving midwestern town, told with respect and affection for the resilient townspeople, as they work and play, their lives directly affected by the changing seasons.

    One thought on “Prairie Town”

    1. This book was really informative and educational, perfect! It talked about so many different things, economics, seasons, history, society, farming, and so many other things. If you read just this one book to kids, they would learn about so many new things. I definitely want to read this to my students someday, especially if we are going over a lesson about history of America or seasonal change or farming. In this book, it talks about prairie towns and the way of life in them. It goes through eac [...]

    2. A description of what life is like in a prairie town in the early 1900s. Nothing too exciting in the narration.But the illustrations are very detailed and have lots of things to look at and talk about.

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