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Twelve kinds of ice /

by Obed, Ellen Bryan; McClintock, Barbara[illustrator.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9780544555549.Subject(s): Winter -- Juvenile fiction | Ice skating -- Fiction | Family life -- Juvenile fiction | Christmas storiesSummary: With the first ice -- a skim so thin, it breaks when touched -- one family's winter begins in earnest. Next comes ice like panes of glass, and then ice too thick to crush with the heels of boots. Then suddenly, ice that is ready for skating! This book takes a literary skate over field ice and streambed, winter lake and icy pasture, on frozen garden, through sleeping orchard, and beyond. The first ice, the second ice, the third ice ... perfect ice ... counting ice ... the last ice. List(s) this item appears in: AESL: Christmas readings 2016 | AESL: Christmas
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With the first ice -- a skim so thin, it breaks when touched -- one family's winter begins in earnest. Next comes ice like panes of glass, and then ice too thick to crush with the heels of boots. Then suddenly, ice that is ready for skating! This book takes a literary skate over field ice and streambed, winter lake and icy pasture, on frozen garden, through sleeping orchard, and beyond. The first ice, the second ice, the third ice ... perfect ice ... counting ice ... the last ice.

Ages 6 - 9.

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