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Mountain Born I enjoyed this, especially all the authentic information about what a farming shepherd s life is really about Like Ingalls Farmer Boy, about Almanzo s childhood, there s lots of love, hard work, and food, but the emphasis there was horses, not sheep Both families are significantlywell off than Laura s, but that s because they didn t keep going west to pioneer like Pa I liked that there were basically two sections the first, as Peter gets just old big enough to be a real helper, and t I enjoyed this, especially all the authentic information about what a farming shepherd s life is really about Like Ingalls Farmer Boy, about Almanzo s childhood, there s lots of love, hard work, and food, but the emphasis there was horses, not sheep Both families are significantlywell off than Laura s, but that s because they didn t keep going west to pioneer like Pa I liked that there were basically two sections the first, as Peter gets just old big enough to be a real helper, and the second, as he s actually considered ready for a young man s work responsibilities The in between years are skipped which makes for aconcise and engaging book, in my opinion Very cycle of life, too We see life throughout a year, and we see the cosset grow up and view spoiler her ewe lamb grow up and take over as leader of the flock hide spoiler This gentle story of a boy, a lamb, love and loss, is a 1944 Newbery honor book It is a light, delightful read. I finished reading this to my kids today I cried. In some ways, this book was good The story felt unique and fresh to me innocent, real, and weighty There were some statements so profound that I had to stop reading and think about them for a moment The writing style, however, made the book drag for me But that sof a personal preference kind of thing. This was not too bad My sons enjoyed me reading this to them It gave them insight as to what it would be like to raise sheep on a mountain and the cycle of life for a sheep as well I know my sons like a book when they ask me to read it and are really drawn in and want me to readwhen a chapter is complete, and this had that effect, even though the chapters were long They have seen sheep being sheared in an old fashioned way like the book describes too, so that was helpful for them to un This was not too bad My sons enjoyed me reading this to them It gave them insight as to what it would be like to raise sheep on a mountain and the cycle of life for a sheep as well I know my sons like a book when they ask me to read it and are really drawn in and want me to readwhen a chapter is complete, and this had that effect, even though the chapters were long They have seen sheep being sheared in an old fashioned way like the book describes too, so that was helpful for them to understand what it looks like in person My edition has the ISBN 9780890847060, but the cover image matches this one My edition has the ISBN 9780890847060, but the cover image matches this one This story of a mountain shepherd boy and his life, seem framed in the life of a lamb, is wonderful in its narrative rhythm There s a flow to the text that seems to match the rustic life you re reading The characters are endearing, and you learn all about the rich life of the young protagonist. Wolves, weather, a black lamb, a trusty dog all are part of Peter s life on a mountain farm Prequel to A Place for Peter Grades i think this book is very interesting This was a short, sweet novel about sheep farming and countryside life My kids enjoyed listening to it as a read aloud.


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