Shoofly girl is the main character and a wonderful little amish girl. The little family flood friday houseboat girl shoofly girl lois lenski\s christmas stories. Lois lenski the story of suzanna, one of nine children belonging to an amish family on a farm in lancaster county, pa. See all books authored by lois lenski, including strawberry girl, and indian captive. Click to read more about shoofly girl by lois lenski. I know i have a copy of strawberry girl, but i will need to find a copy of shoofly girl.
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Her writings include childrens picture books and illustrated chapter books, songbooks, poetry, short stories, an autobiography, journey into childhood, and a number of essays about books and childrens. Shoofly girl is suzanna growing up in an amish family on a farm in lancaster county, pa. Lois lenski is the author of books such as indian captive. Beginning with bayou suzette in 1943, lois lenski began writing a series of books which would become known as her regional series. In 1946 she was awarded the newbery medal for strawberry girl. Being from a rural area where we did not meet too many different people made lenskis books so interesting to me and made me want to learn more. Biography, and a list of books by author lois lenski. Book writer, book authors, writing a book, reading books, kids reading, book nerd, reading lists, good books, books to read. Shoofly girl, by lois lenski book writer, book authors, writing a.
Shoo fly girl by lois lenski and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Shoofly girl, lois lenski, j b lippincott company, 1963, 176 pp i have not read much childrens literature lately so this was a nice change. Lois lenski found work as a children book illustrator in the early 1920s. In the early 1940s lenski, who suffered from periodic bouts of illhealth, was told by her doctor that she needed to spend the winter months in a warmer climate than her connecticut home. Lois lenski books list of books by author lois lenski. Lois lenski books list of books by author lois lenski thriftbooks. A book of nursery rhymes, lenski published 98 books, including several posthumous works. See more ideas about childrens books, vintage childrens books and childrens book. Beginning with the release in 1927 of her first books, skipping village and jack horners pie.1052 1296 830 35 763 54 1186 226 1002 388 410 600 447 1434 92 1110 158 342 232 1369 1104 303 1114 1052 793 900 174 191 1257 520 795 1378 408 1251 1008 101 99 540 970 1390 1328 131