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Prairie School

By Avi, Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth


Reading the prairie

It's the 1880s, Noah works hard on the family farm and roams free on the Colorado prairie. One day his Aunt Dora arrives to give him some schooling. Noah doesn't think he needs it. What use is reading on the prairie? But what Noah discovers will change his life forever.



Avi is the award-winning author of more than eighty-two books for young readers, ranging from animal fantasy to gripping historical fiction, picture books to young adult novels. Crispin: The Cross of Lead won the Newbery Medal, and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth were awarded Newbery Honors. He is also the author of the popular Poppy series. Avi lives in Denver, Colorado. Visit him online at

Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth


Imprint: HarperCollins

Format: Paperback

On Sale: 07/01/2003

ISBN: 9780060513184

ISBN10: 0060513187

Pages: 48

Trimsize: 8.500 x 5.500 in


JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Intermediate

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational

JUVENILE FICTION / School & Education