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Minn of the Mississippi

Author: Holling Clancy Holling
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The adventures of a three-legged snapping turtle as she travels from the headwaters to the mouth of the Mississippi River illustrate the life cycle of the turtle and the geography, history, geology, and climate of the river.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holling, Holling Clancy.
Minn of the Mississippi.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1979
(OCoLC)809459162
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holling Clancy Holling
ISBN: 039517578X 9780395175781 0395273994 9780395273999
OCLC Number: 15234105
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1952.
Description: 85 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: [ch.] 1. Land of ancient waters --
[ch.] 2. One small turtle, two big boys --
[ch.] 3. A turtle starts traveling --
[ch.] 4. Waters can wander away --
[ch.] 5. The mother earth --
[ch.] 6. The river is a museum --
[ch.] 7. Below the water-wall --
[ch.] 8. Minn becomes a river-monster --
[ch.] 9. The lake in the river --
[ch.] 10. A country of builders --
[ch.] 11. River life has it's downs and ups --
[ch.] 12. Ride the river in a barrel --
[ch.] 13. Sentinels of the crossroads --
[ch.] 14. When water runs over lawns and things --
[ch.] 15. Boats that changed the river --
[ch.] 16. Land of cotton and turtle stew --
[ch.] 17. Minn goes inland --
[ch.] 18. River of dreams --
[ch.] 19. Minn comes to the end of the line --
[ch.] 20. Treasure is where you find it.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Holling Clancy Holling.

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The adventures of a three-legged snapping turtle as she travels from the headwaters to the mouth of the Mississippi River illustrate the life cycle of the turtle and the geography, history, geology, and climate of the river.

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