Hardscrabble

Hardscrabble

In 1910, after losing their farm in Iowa, the Martin family moves to Mingo, Colorado, to start anew. The US government offers 320 acres of land free to homesteaders. All they have to do is live on the land for five years and farm it. So twelve-year-old Belle Martin, along with her mother and six siblings, moves west to join her father. But while the land is free, farming i In 1910, after losing their farm in Iowa, the Martin family moves to Mingo, Colorado, to start anew. The US government of...

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Title:Hardscrabble
Author:Sandra Dallas
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Genres:Historical
ISBN:1534122915
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:264 pages pages

Hardscrabble Reviews

  • Melissa
    Apr 22, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Martha
    Apr 03, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Jenny Howell
    May 04, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Catherine
    Apr 15, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

  • Anne Slater
    May 01, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

  • Ms. Yingling
    Mar 23, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

  • Elizabeth Allard
    May 08, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Tricia
    May 08, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Jennifer Bertram
    Apr 16, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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    One of my favorite authors.... ...

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  • Sharon Klotz
    Apr 19, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Cheri Mathisen
    May 07, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Pat Morris
    Apr 09, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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    One of my favorite authors.... ...

  • Laura Madrian
    Apr 23, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Stacy Priola
    Apr 06, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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    One of my favorite authors.... ...

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  • Donna Reedy
    Mar 15, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

  • ruthann gossen
    Apr 21, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Jeanne Riniker
    May 01, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Gail
    Mar 13, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Hannah
    Apr 27, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Rosalie I. Wendt
    Apr 29, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Rebamom7
    Apr 17, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Jobi
    May 01, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Teri Parks
    Mar 07, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

  • Betty
    Mar 23, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Melissa Ann Katakis
    May 08, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Laura Murphy
    Mar 22, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

  • Joyce
    Feb 28, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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  • Cindy
    May 09, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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    One of my favorite authors.... ...

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  • Ray Ellener
    Apr 20, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...

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    One of my favorite authors.... ...

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  • WKPL Children's/YA Books
    Mar 21, 2018

    Public library copy I loved it, because I was a big fan of LHOTP, and this had good details about living in a sod house and homesteading. However, I can't get Hattie Big Sky to circulate, and the cover on this is rather dark and depressing, so I won't purchase. ...

    Little House on the Prairie in Colorado! It's a Hardscrabble life. I was hooked on this book by page three and couldn't put it down! I tried to imagine being a young reader while reading this book and it made me think about just how hard life was back in the beginning of last centur...

    Sandra Dallas being Sandra Dallas, there are quilts in this book. Some new, some old, some filthy, some pristine. It is the families that use them, the people who make them (one a surprise), who are the focus of this story. From the point of view of Carrie and Belle, daughters of t...

    YA novel about a homesteading family who moves from Iowa to Colorado in the early 1900s. The story is told mostly from the perspective of 12-year-old Belle, who embraces life in a sod house with her parents and six siblings, while her older sister and mother are plucky but less enthusi...

    Simple (of course, since it's a young adult book). LOVE Sandra Dallas's books!! ...

    Great book with a compelling story. I read it in one sitting. ...

    Miss Jen read this historical fiction book. Perfect for 4th-7th grade. Great description of the time period and the struggles. Cried a few times and couldn't put it down! ...