The Auction

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Hurt and angry that his grandfather is selling the family farm, Todd has come to help him prepare for the auction that will take place the following day. Deep into the night, Gramps recounts the treasured stories of his life there, stories Todd knows by heart but asks to hear again and again. In this way, both are reassured that the story-making and -telling that characterized this vanishing life will continue to flourish despite the farm''s change of hands. Jan Andrews''s evocative prose and Karen Reczuch''s realistic watercolors make this tale of facing and overcoming loss an unforgettable one.

Specifications

Publisher Pgw
Mfg Part# 9780888998422
SKU 204479886
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0888998422
Release Date 8/1/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 9.25L x 0.25T
Praise
"The intergenerational relationship is close and comforting."
From the Publisher
Annotation A young boy and his grandfather deal with their feelings about the grandfather's decision to auction off his farm. Color paintings illustrate the story.
Editors Note Todd and his grandfather prepare for the sale of the family farm and its contents by telling stories about life there and making scarecrows. Reprint.
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 04
Number of Pages 0032
Publisher Groundwood Books
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