I read the book with my daughter when she wasassigned it  in grade school. It is excellent.

Bob Arnold wrote:

> You kjight try Laura Ingalls Wilder's Farmer Boy, a juvenile book that I have my coll;ege students in NY history read. It's written about Wilder's husband growing up near Ogdensburg, and has a nice passage in it it about cutting and storing ice. It's readily available in modst libraries and is out in paperback. Almanzo, the boy in the story , is ten, so your students won't be too far off in age from its main character.
> >>> [log in to unmask] 04/19/01 05:16PM >>>
> Dear All:
>         I have been asked about information having to do with the
> harvesting of ice in central New York.
>         Does anyone have anything to suggest that would be useful?
>         This is for a 4th grade teacher.
>         I really don't know where to turn aside from some pictures.
>         With thanks,
>         carol kammen

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