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What You Know First (Trophy Picture Books) [Paperback]

By Patricia MacLachlan, Barry Moser (Illustrator), Caitlyn Paley, Andrew S. Bledsoe (Contributor), John J. Gaines (Contributor) & Ian Penney (Illustrator)
Our Price $ 5.94  
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Item Number 161142  
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Item Specifications...

Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 9" Height: 9"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 1, 1998
Publisher   HarperTrophy
Age  4-8
ISBN  0064434923  
EAN  9780064434928  
UPC  046594005953  

Availability  5 units.
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Item Description...
The Newbery Medal-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall and an award-winning artist present the story of a little girl who finds a way to bring along a little bit of the prairie home she must leave behind. Reprint.

Publishers Description
'A child comes to terms with the fact that she and her family are leaving the prairie. . . . As she talks herself into acceptance, her Mama helps her let go, commenting that the baby will need someone to tell him where he came from. So the girl gathers mementoes--a bag of earth and a piece of cottonwood tree. . . .A novel hides in these few pages. As with Sarah, Plain and Tall, the subext vibrates. So much is told in each perfectly chosen phrase. The story is deep and specific, but the pain and denial of a child leaving a known and loved place is all too universal. Moser's finely-wrought engravings, enhanced by moody tints, record the departure.'--SLJ.

1995 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA)

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More About Patricia MacLachlan, Barry Moser, Caitlyn Paley, Andrew S. Bledsoe, John J. Gaines & Ian Penney

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Patricia MacLachlan is the Newbery Medal winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall. She has published many, many books, including Lala Salama, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon; Journey; Skylark; and Cassie Binegar. Patricia MacLachlan lives in western Massachusetts.
Kathryn Brown is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including My Little Grandmother Often Forgets by Reeve Lindbergh and Kisses on the Wind by Lisa Moser. Kathryn Brown lives in Amherst, Massachusetts."

Patricia MacLachlan currently resides in Williamsburg, in the state of Massachusetts.

Patricia MacLachlan has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Boxcar Children Beginning
  2. Reading Rainbow Books
  3. Sarah, Plain and Tall
  4. Sarah, Plain and Tall Saga (Hardcover)
  5. Sarah, Plain and Tall Saga (Paperback)
  6. Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
I haven't forgotten what I knew first  Jan 9, 2001
For any of you who have left home..what you knew first..this book will deeply touch you. As I read this in the bookstore, tears came to my eyes. It's a story of a little girl who struggles to understand why she and her family must leave the only place they know. Though change has its sadness,this book shows the sweetness of memories you take with you forever. This is a good book for a child going through such a change or for an adult who still recalls all those familiar things of home.
Sweet, beautiful story of a child facing change  Jan 27, 1999
I love this book for the way the illustrations and story compliment each other so well. The story narrated by a small child facing the prospect of moving to a new home is achingly beautiful. You can feel the child's pain and anxiety about moving to a new place and being afraid of forgetting the old place and the memories therein. The child tells about all the things she will miss and then devises a plan to stay and not go with her family and baby brother. It is a story for anyone who has ever had to face a painful change in his or her life. I could read it again and again.

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