The Ice Horse

Candace Christiansen Thomas Locker

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The Ice Horse

The Ice Horse By Candace Christiansen Thomas Locker The Ice Horse A young boy learns the danger and excitement of the ice harvest in the Hudson River Valley This book is illustrated with beautiful paintings capturing life from a bygone era

  • Title: The Ice Horse
  • Author: Candace Christiansen Thomas Locker
  • ISBN: 9780803714007
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Ice Horse By Candace Christiansen Thomas Locker A young boy learns the danger and excitement of the ice harvest in the Hudson River Valley This book is illustrated with beautiful paintings capturing life from a bygone era.
    The Ice Horse By Candace Christiansen Thomas Locker

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    1. Alex on said:

      1 None2 First grade through second grade3 Based on a true story, this book tells the tale of a boy s first year helping harvest ice from the Hudson River The ice is harvested to send down to New York City to be sold during the spring and summer months He learns the ways of the trade, and becomes a team with his Uncle s horse, Max, as he does the work 4 This book is a great look into a no longer necessary trade, but one that children will still be familiar with and find interesting due to its par [...]

    2. Rafael on said:

      This book falls under historical fiction and is fitting for K 5 students depending on their reading comprehension It is a first person narrative, in which 12 year old Jack discovers the ways of the winter ice harvest along the Hudson River Jack is excited to ride his uncle s horse, but he soon is faced with adversity in which he has to be courageous to save the horse A simple and clear moral for young readers is enhanced by Locker s illustrations An interesting and unusual piece of Americana for [...]

    3. Monique Clem on said:

      Ice Horse By Candace Christiansen Age 5 10 This book is about a young boy that learns how to cut since for the first time in the winter HIs uncle teaches him the family business of ice cutting Jack ends up saving his uncle s horse and is very proud to ride it The illustrations and text went to together hand in hand Portrayed the story very nicely.

    4. Julie on said:

      Great book about how they got ice blocks from frozen rivers prior to refrigeratation It was entertaining, educational, suspenseful and heartwarming It was beautifully illustrated with paintings by Thomas Locker.

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