Fox Lake District Library · 
255 E. Grand Avenue
 · 
Fox Lake, IL 60020
USA
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 · Saturday  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Ox-Cart Man
by Barbara Cooney

Book list Gr. 1-3. Life in nineteenth-century New England is depicted as a farmer takes his family's produce to Portsmouth Market. After selling everything even his ox and cart he buys supplies and returns home to start another year. A 1980 Caldecott winner.

From Booklist, Copyright American Library Association. Used with permission.

Book list Ages 5-9. The cycle of the seasons comes vividly alive as pictures and text follow a New England farm family in the mid-1800s as they till the soil, harvest their crops, and sell their goods at market.

From Booklist, Copyright American Library Association. Used with permission.

Book list Gr. 1-4. Hall and Cooney join forces to evocatively convey the work of a farming family in the early nineteenth century as they prepare for the father's yearly trip to the Portsmouth market.

From Booklist, Copyright American Library Association. Used with permission.