P Is For Peace Garden: A North Dakota Alphabet: A North Dakota Alphabet

byRoxane SalonenIllustratorJoanna Yardley

April 1, 2005|
P Is For Peace Garden: A North Dakota Alphabet: A North Dakota Alphabet by Roxane Salonen
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Our continuing alphabet journey takes us to North Dakota, the home to such wide-eyed wonders as bison, mosasaurs and the Red River. Every letter in the alphabet is another chapter of a land rich in history, people and nature. Look to the skies for a bald eagle or to the horizon for a Wild Prairie Rose, the state flower. But no matter where children look in P is for Peace Garden, they're sure to find beauty and state pride on every page. This homespun tour of the Roughrider State uses folksy rhymes and in-depth text to share North Dakota's heritage with everyone. One just needs to open its pages to be taken on tour that will take them to Fargo, Bismarck and beyond. Paying special attention to the flora and fauna as well as the folklore that makes North Dakota a shining jewel in our nation's crown makes this book as important to its people as readers everywhere. Roxane Salonen uses her North Dakota roots to focus on the aspects of the state others rarely hear about. Share in North Dakota's glory and landscape through her glowing prose and illustrator Joanna Yardley's exquisite renderings of a vision rarely seen. P is for Peace Garden: A North Dakota Alphabet is sure to inspire and impress generations of reader for years to come.
In second grade, Roxane handed her teacher a handmade "book," bound by staples. After quietly reading it, Miss Larsen said, "You should write books someday." Some 30 years later, the planting of those seeds has taken root. P is for Peace Garden is Roxane's first children's book and takes readers on a rhyming alphabe...
Title:P Is For Peace Garden: A North Dakota Alphabet: A North Dakota AlphabetFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11.2 X 9.1 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 11.2 X 9.1 X 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2005Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1585361429

ISBN - 13:9781585361427

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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