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Minn of the Mississippi

Author: Holling Clancy Holling; Houghton, Mifflin and Company.; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co. ; Cambridge [Mass.] : Riverside Press, 1951.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the adventures of Minn, a three-legged snapping turtle, as she slowly makes her way from her birthplace at the headwaters of the Mississippi River to the mouth of river on the Gulf of Mexico.
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Genre/Form: Newbery Medal
Fiction
Juvenile works
Publishers' advertisements
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holling Clancy Holling; Houghton, Mifflin and Company.; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
ISBN: 039517578X 9780395175781 0395273994 9780395273999
OCLC Number: 480499
Notes: Scientific information presented in a fictional form. Maps and information in margins.
Publisher's advertisements on dust jacket.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1952.
Description: 85 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Land of ancient waters --
One small turtle, two big boys --
A turtle starts traveling --
Waters can wander away --
The mother earth --
The river is a museum --
Below the water-wall --
Minn becomes a river-monster --
The lake in the river --
A country of builders --
River life has its downs and ups --
Ride the river in a barrel --
Sentinels of the crossroads --
When water runs over lawns and things --
Boats that changed the river --
Land of cotton and turtle stew --
Minn goes inland --
River of dreams --
Minn comes to the end of the line --
Treasure is where you find it.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Holling Clancy Holling.

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Follows the adventures of Minn, a three-legged snapping turtle, as she slowly makes her way from her birthplace at the headwaters of the Mississippi River to the mouth of river on the Gulf of Mexico.

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