Paddle-to-the-Sea: 60th Anniversary by Holling C. HollingPaddle-to-the-Sea: 60th Anniversary by Holling C. Holling

Paddle-to-the-Sea: 60th Anniversary

byHolling C. Holling

Paperback | February 19, 1980

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A young Indian boy carves a little canoe with a figure inside and names him Paddle-to-the-Sea. Paddle's journey, in text and pictures, through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean provides an excellent geographic and historical picture of the region.
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...
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Title:Paddle-to-the-Sea: 60th AnniversaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 11 × 8.63 × 0.32 inPublished:February 19, 1980Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395292034

ISBN - 13:9780395292037

Appropriate for ages: 10

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Waterways Parents tend to like this title more than kids. But it's worth insisting. Particularly if you live anywhere near the Great Lakes in North America. The side illustrations and maps are wonderfully descriptive and informative. The old school film of this (available on YouTube, I think) is worth watching - but the book will better explain what is happening. It tells the story of the travels of a little carving from the Great Lakes down to the Ocean.
Date published: 2017-02-01

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A young Indian boy carves a canoe and travels through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. The text and pictures provide an excellent geographical and historical picture of the region. Caldecott Honor Book

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Geography of the best kind made vivid by the power of imagination." Horn Book"Geography of the best kind made vivid by the power of imagination." Horn Book Guide "