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The Beef Princess of Practical County

Author: Michelle Houts
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old Libby, the daughter of an Indiana cattle farmer, raises two calves in hopes of winning the annual steer competition at the county fair, but fails to follow her father's warning about developing a bond with animals that are destined to be sold at auction.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Proofs (Printing)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Houts
ISBN: 9780385735841 0385735847 9780385905688 0385905688
OCLC Number: 236340287
Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Granddad's pasture --
Fair calves don't need names --
Meet the darlings --
Stubborn as a mule --
Autumn surprise --
Soup for Thanksgiving --
Christmas at Ryansmeade --
Learning to walk --
Jung Chow's and a really bad idea --
The day that never should have happened --
Thinking practically --
This little piggy went to market --
Feathers and fluffy stuff --
The clock started ticking --
A girl thing --
Independence Day --
Avocado and alfalfa sprouts --
Granddad's secret --
Another man's treasure --
Off to the fair --
A very long day --
A strange encounter --
Chaos in the ring --
A fair fight --
The final drive --
The end of an era --
Going, going --
The future of Ryansmeade.
Responsibility: Michelle Houts.

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Twelve-year-old Libby, the daughter of an Indiana cattle farmer, raises two calves in hopes of winning the annual steer competition at the county fair, but fails to follow her father's warning about developing a bond with animals that are destined to be sold at auction.

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