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8 edition of Snowshoe Thompson (I Can Read Book 3) found in the catalog.

Snowshoe Thompson (I Can Read Book 3)

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by HarperTrophy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Easy Readers,
  • Letter carriers,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Postal service,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Historical - United States - 19th Century,
  • Biographical - United States,
  • Readers - Beginner,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / 19th Century,
  • Biography,
  • Pioneers,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Sierra Nevada Region (Calif. and Nev.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoan Sandin (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9247107M
    ISBN 100064442063
    ISBN 109780064442060
    OCLC/WorldCa34292282


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Snowshoe Thompson is an "I Can Read" book based on the true story of John Thompson, a Scandinavian immigrant who risked life and limb to deliver bags of mail on skis over the treacherous Sierra Nevada mountains during the years Danny, the boy in our story, misses his pa who is mining for gold in Nevada/5.

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John "Snowshoe" Thompson, the legendary skiing mailman of the Sierra Nevada. Born Jon Tostensen Rue in the Telemark district of Norway on 30 April"John" was 10 years old when his father died and the family immigrated to the American Midwest in Inthe year-old farm boy was bit by gold fever and he ran off to California.4/5.

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Snowshoe Thompson. [Nancy Smiler Levinson; Joan Sandin] -- One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson." Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson." A letter for Pa -- Making skis -- Gliding on snow -- Over the muotnains -- Good news for Danny.

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The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Snowshoe Thompson becomes a faithful mail carrier Thompson delivered mail between Placerville, California and Genoa, Nevada, until his death in Twice a month for 20 years, the Norwegian immigrant carried an pounds rucksack on his back and crossed the mountains. Norwegian immigrant, Snowshoe Thompson comes to the rescue with his skis (previously unknown in the area).

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The Giver. by Lois Lowry. Snowshoe Thompson died onat from appendicitis and is buried in the historic Genoa cemetery. Three months before his death, Territorial Enterprise journalist Dan De Quille interviewed the popular Norwegian. De Quille asked Thompson whether he had ever lost his way in.

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Name of Book: Snowshoe Thompson Author: Nancy Levinson Publisher: HarperCollins ISBN: Audience: Ages (I Can Read) Literary elements at work in the story: Easy-to-read books often suffer from the use of limited vocabulary and sentence structure, but Levinson has overcome both of these obstacles.

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John A. Thompson was born Norway in His family emigrated to the U.S. just ten years later and by John was a young man, ready to try his luck in the gold fields of California.

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