Minn of the Mississippi by Holling C. HollingMinn of the Mississippi by Holling C. Holling

Minn of the Mississippi

byHolling C. Holling

Paperback | March 19, 2004

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The history of the Mississippi River Valley is told in text and pictures through the adventures of Minn, a snapping turtle, as she travels downstream.
Born in Jackson County, Michigan, in 1900, Holling Clancy Holling graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1923. He then worked in a taxidermy department of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and spent time working in anthropology under Dr. Ralph Linton. During this period, he married Lucille Webster and within a ye...
Title:Minn of the MississippiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 11 × 8.63 × 0.37 inPublished:March 19, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395273994

ISBN - 13:9780395273999

Appropriate for ages: 10


From Our Editors

The adventures of a three-legged snapping turtle as she travels from the headwaters to the mouth of the Mississippi River illustrate the life cycle of the turtle and the geography, history, geology, and climate of the river.

Editorial Reviews

Outstanding book with beautiful colored illustrations and marginal drawings similar to those in his previous books. Wide interest level including adults." School Library Journal, Starred "