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Sweet Home Alaska free pdf This exciting pioneering story, based on actual events, introduces readers to a fascinating chapter in American history, when FDR set up a New Deal colony in Alaska to give loans and land to families struggling during the Great Depression. Trip can t wait to follow in Laura Ingalls Wilder s footsteps . . . now she just has to convince her mom. It s 1934, and times are tough for their family. To make a fresh start, Trip s father signs up for President Roosevelt s Palmer Colony project, uprooting them from Wisconsin to become pioneers in Alaska. Their new home is a bit of a shock it s a town still under construction in the middle of the wilderness, where the residents live in tents and share a community outhouse. But Trip s not about to let first impressions get in the way of this grand adventure. Tackling its many unique challenges with her can-do attitude, she starts making things happen to make Alaska seem more like home. Soon, she and her family are able to start settling in and enjoying their new surroundings everyone except her mother, that is. So, in order to stay, Trip hatches a plan to convince her that it s a wonderful and civilized place to live . . . a plan that s going to take all the love, energy, and"Farmer Boy"expertise Trip can muster."

About Carole Estby Dagg

Carole Estby Dagg (www.caroleestbydagg.com) also wrote the middle-grade historical novel "The Year We Were Famous." She was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and has lived in Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. She has degrees in sociology, library science, and accounting. Her real-life adventures include tiptoeing through King Tut s tomb, sand boarding the dunes of western Australia, riding a camel among the Great Pyramids, paddling with Manta rays in Moorea, and smelling the penguins in the Falkland Islands. She is married with two children, two grandchildren, a husband, and a bossy cat who supervises her work. She splits her writing time between her study in Everett, Washington, and a converted woodshed on San Juan Island."

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Author : Carole Estby Dagg
Publisher : Puffin
Data Published :
ISBN : 0399172033
EAN : 9780399172038
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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