Reviewed in the United States on June 20, 2020. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. - makes it easy to break into pieces. Gives a great understanding of the Mississippi river. Every child even vaguely interested in nature should have this book for their very own. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. I thought it would be too hard as I was reading it to my daughter but she was able to excitedly tell me back what I had just read to her and has referred back to the story and title of the book often. First published in 1951, it received the Newbery Honor award the next year. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. 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. Minn is a common snapping turtle hatched near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. You may be charged a restocking fee up to 50% of item's price for used or damaged returns and up to 100% for materially different item. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. This book has it all! I added activities along the way and turned it into an event. I highly recommend this for both boys and girls. Pages with text in them are also generously illustrated, with black-and-white pen-and-ink drawings, many with explanatory captions (to accompany the action of the story), in the margins. This wasn’t as good. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Finally available, Men of Iron by Howard Pyle, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. It seemed like the story forgot Minn was there sometimes. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Wonderful book for reading with children. Hardcover, 86 pages Not in stock. Outstanding 5 starss. Please try again. The turtle gets to see much of the Midwestern United States and American South along its way. Minn of the Mississippi ... Hardcover $9.95 26 Used from $9.94 1 New from $248.79 2 Collectible from $58.99 Paperback $10.99 54 Used from $4.56 34 New from $8.95 3 Collectible from $19.00 There's a problem loading this menu right now. The history of the Mississippi River Valley is told in text and pictures through the adventures of Minn the snapping turtle, as she travels downstream. You have to be familiar with this book to know how truly fascinating it is for older children (and adults). Grades 4-6. My kids are working through Holling's books right now as part of a geography program. My mother read this to me as a night time story and later on, I read it on my own. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Meh. My 7 year old daughter was equally interested in the plight of Minn and the scientific diagrams in the margins. There was a problem loading your book clubs. A great turtle book for anyone to enjoy. I like that each page has a full color, full page illustration and each chapter is one page long. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. In actuality, the book goes through the history, geology and more of the Mississippi River. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The history of the Mississippi River Valley is creatively told using text and pictures through the life of a snapping turtle named Minn. Hatched at the source of the great Mississippi, Minn has many adventures as she makes her way down the river, through the heart of America, to the Gulf of Mexico. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 17, 2016. You will forever have a love for turtles after sharing this book with your kids!!!! Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. See series description for full review. Free shipping over $10. Born in Jackson County, Michigan, in 1900, Holling Clancy Holling graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1923. Great descriptive reading of the 1800’s along the Mississippi River, Reviewed in the United States on March 11, 2020. Minn of the Mississippi [Holling, Holling C.] on Amazon.com. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Reviewed in the United States on March 14, 2017. Please try again. Loads of factual information about the historical times, geography details and nature facts, yet still keeps the kids asking for more. A classic never to be repeated. Minn of the Mississippi Related Categories. It then goes on a journey down the river to Louisiana and the river's delta as the massive watercourse empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Loved the following the growing adventure! I guess I'm used to reading lower level books but this one is rich in vocabulary and language. Reviewed in the United States on February 20, 2020. Though short, it is more a novel than a picture book. If you read to your children, and want their eyes to open and see new things, read them this. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Paperback – Bargain Price, October 11, 1978, Inspire a love of reading with Amazon Book Box for Kids. Told in such a delightful tale about a turtle, that makes it a story for all! Wonderful with a geography/nature program, Reviewed in the United States on April 10, 2014. Much of the material he used was known to him first hand, and his wife, Lucille, worked with him on many of the illustrations. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. For the 2020 holiday season, returnable items shipped between October 1 and December 31 can be returned until January 31, 2021. It is like a science lesson and a geography lesson and a small history lesson all in one book. There's a problem loading this menu right now. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Something went wrong. Please try again. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. This is one of the best science meets storytelling books you will find. The Red Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics), The Blue Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics), Merriam-Webster's Student Atlas, New Edition, 2020 Copyright, Aesop's Fables for Children: with MP3 Downloads (Dover Read and Listen). Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 Minn of the Mississippi is an illustrated children's book by Holling C. Holling. Though short, it is more a novel than a picture book. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Minn of the Mississippi is an illustrated children's book by Holling C. Holling. During this period, he married Lucille Webster and within a year of their marriage accepted a position as art instructor on the first University World Cruise, sponsored by New York University. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon.

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