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Ox-cart man / by Donald Hall ; pictures by Barbara Cooney.

By: Hall, Donald, 1928-.
Contributor(s): Cooney, Barbara, 1917-2000 [ill] | Viking Press [pbl].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Viking Press, 1979Edition: 1st ed.Description: [40] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.ISBN: 0670533289; 9780670533282.Subject(s): Farm life -- Juvenile fiction | Domestic animals -- Juvenile fiction | Seasons -- Juvenile fiction | New England -- Juvenile fictionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Ox-cart man.DDC classification: [E] LOC classification: PZ7.H14115 | Ox.H14115 OxAwards: Caldecott Medal, 1980Summary: Describes the day-to-day life throughout the changing seasons of an early 19th-century New England family.
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CML Easy Fiction University of Texas At Tyler
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Art techniques used: Eyecatching graphic illustrations reminiscent of signs and poster art. Printed on glossy paper.

Describes the day-to-day life throughout the changing seasons of an early 19th-century New England family.

Lexile: AD1130.

Caldecott Medal, 1980

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Donald Andrew Hall Jr. was born in New Haven, Connecticut on September 20, 1928. He received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1951. His first collection of poetry, Exiles and Marriages, was published in 1955. His other collections included Without, The Museum of Clear Ideas, and The Painted Bed. He received several awards including the National Book Critics Circle Award for The One Day, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for The Happy Man, the Poetry Society of America's Robert Frost Silver medal, and the Ruth Lilly Prize for poetry. He served as poetry editor of The Paris Review from 1953 to 1962 and was the United States poet laureate for 2006-2007. <p> He was also a memoirist, an essayist, and the author of textbooks and children's books. His memoirs were entitled Life Work and Unpacking the Boxes. His children's book, Ox-Cart Man illustrated by Barbara Cooney, won the Caldecott Medal. He received a National Medal of Arts in 2011. He died on June 23, 2018 at the age of 89. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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