Cat Bowman Smith and Sonia Levitin have teamed up again to bring the history of America's westward expansion to life in this fun, colorful picture book.
Bored by cabin life in the sparse settlement, Amanada figures out how to bake a gooseberry pie in the family's crude wood stove. Soon prospectors are paying for her pies, and her business success spills over to the other folks who've decided to settle there.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - eschoe1 - LibraryThing
I thought this book was really cute! One of the main things that stood out to me was title of this book. The little girls town was very small and boring, but soon turned into a BOOMING sensation! I ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Climbing-books - LibraryThing
A good picture book, full of engaging illustrations and cute storyline. Could be used in history lessons or just classroom read aloud. Includes a recipe for gooseberry pie, which could be a fun classroom activity (or variations thereof). Read full review