Clabbered Dirt, Sweet Grass
A prose poem tribute to a vanishing way of life. Award-winning writer Gary Paulsen has created a lyrical masterpiece rich with unforgettable vignettes that weave a seamless fabric--stories of love and death, cold and heat, crops and stock, rolling hills and hay so sweet you could eat the grass. Never has there been such a farm story. 9 full-color paintings.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Donna828 - LibraryThing
Ah, life on a farm. Plowing, planting, praying for rain and luck… “So terribly much of it is luck that even when the weather is perfect, when a Sunday comes around, God is honored.” Picking, canning ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - doggonelaura - LibraryThing
I am a huge fan of Gary Paulsen. When I saw this at a used book sale, I thought, wow, where’d this come from? I would not classify it as young adult. This book is a wonderful, long poem. An ode to ... Read full review