5 edition of The great turkey walk found in the catalog.
In 1860, a somewhat simple-minded fifteen-year-old boy attempts to herd one thousand turkeys from Missouri to Denver, Colorado, in hopes of selling them at a profit.
|LC Classifications||PZ7.K149 Gr 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||199 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||199|
The Great Turkey Walk | Readers will gobble up this hilarious tale of a boy who resolves to walk 1, turkeys from Missouri to Colorado. A "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year and a "Publisher's Weekly" Best : Square Fish. Fifteen-year-old Simon Green loves birds, poultry in particular, but he's simple. Everyone knows that. His Aunt Maybelle and Uncle Lucas. His cousins. Even his golden-haired schoolmarm, Miss Rogers. But only Miss Rogers knows that while Simon is simple, he's not at .
The Great Turkey Walk (Book): Karr, Kathleen: In , a somewhat simple-minded fifteen-year-old boy attempts to herd one thousand turkeys from Missouri to Denver, Colorado, in hopes of selling them at a profit. Karr (Spy in the Sky, , etc.) embellishes her reputation for spirited, comic adventures with this tale of a young entrepreneur who drives a thousand headof turkeysfrom Missouri to Denver in Strapping Simon Green can't pass third grade (he's tried four times), but he's a canny businessman: After learning that two-bit turkeys will sell for $ in Denver, he Author: Kathleen Karr.
Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find The Great Turkey Walk () by Karr, Kathleen.4/5(K). The Great Turkey Walk in a nutshell: This historical fiction story takes place in the mid s. The main character, Simon, has just completed 3rd grade for the fourth time and his teacher suggests that it is time for him to begin life in the real world.4/4(31).
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The Great Turkey Walk is an interesting realistic fiction book that takes you through the mid-Missouri area all the way to Colorado. It has real life relationship issues that pre-teens and teens can relate to.
It deals with social issues of the time period in an intriguing way. Overall, I love this book by Kathleen Karr. Sequals please, Ms. Karr!/5(60). The book, The Great Turkey Walk is a good book written by Kathleen Karr.
It follows the plot narrative of a year-old Simon Green who is desperately trying to find out his place in the world. The story starts in the city of Union, Missouri.4/5.
The Paperback of the The Great Turkey Walk by Kathleen Karr at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!/5(4). Simon learns that a local turkey farmer has more birds than he can feed. They would fetch serious money in the booming city of Denver, Colorado.
But Denver is nearly 1, miles away. Simon hatches a plan to buy the turkeys and walk them to Denver. From the Publisher Praise for The Great Turkey Walk “Readers will gobble up Karr's hilarious novel of a boy who resolves to walk turkeys from the Show-Me state to Denver, : Kathleen Karr.
The Great Turkey Walk - Cassette ReadAlong Pack # [Kathleen Karr, Thom Stechschulte] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fifteen-year-old Simon Green has just completed third grade for the fourth time. Ever since his mother died1/5(1). Book Wizard; The Great Turkey Walk. By Kathleen Karr.
Grades. Genre. Fiction. Ina somewhat simple-minded year-old boy attempts to herd one thousand turkeys from Missouri to Denver, Colorado, in hopes of selling them at a profit.
Ina somewhat simple-minded year-old boy attempts to herd one thousand turkeys from. The Great Turkey Walk Book Summary and Study Guide Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Great Turkey Walk Simon and his cohorts walk turkeys from Missouri to Colorado. 18 year old Simon Green is not known for his brains, having taken 3rd grade four times.
However, one day he has a novel idea. Based on reports of real-life turkey drives in the mid s, Kathleen Karr creates this hilarious story of a youngster who may not have much book learning, but is nobody's fool.
Narrator Tom Stechschulte brings all the realistic hazards and excitement of the Wild West colorfully to life. In chapters one and two of The Great Turkey Walk by Kathleen Karr the reader is introduced to a lot of different characters. The main character is Simon.
He is 15 years old, he is strapping and people say he is not very smart. He repeated third grade four times. Kathleen Karr hit a homer when she penned this story for kids.
The Great Turkey Walk is fiction, but based on actual occurences from the old west. When a very slow student finally gets his walking papers, he enters into an enterprise nobody else would have ever considered. The enterprise.
Herding Turkeys to the Gold rush of Denver!5/5(5). Free The Great Turkey Walk study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and.
For an amusing and unusual historical adventure you should try The Great Turkey Walk based on the true practice of turkey droving - walking turkeys in flocks across the country to sell.
(I had no 4/5(5). The Great Turkey Walk is an interesting realistic fiction book that takes you through the mid-Missouri area all the way to Colorado.
It has real life relationship issues that pre-teens and teens can relate to. It deals with social issues of the time period in an intriguing way. Overall, I love this book by Kathleen Karr.
Sequals please, Ms. Karr!/5(46). The Great Turkey Walk Audiobook is written by Kathleen Karr. This novel is full of different adventures and senses of humor and is regarded as a historical novel.
This book was published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in The readability age range for the readers of the book is between 10 to The Great Turkey Walk This is a novel study for The Great Turkey Walk by Kathleen Karr. 48 pages of student work, plus an answer key.
This novel study divides The Great Turkey Walk into six sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter4 /4(8). Get this from a library. The great turkey walk. [Kathleen Karr] -- Ina somewhat simple-minded fifteen-year-old boy attempts to herd one thousand turkeys from Missouri to Denver, Colorado, in hopes of selling them at a profit.
The Great Turkey Walk Zoom In this sure-fire funny-bone tickler, part tall-tale but mostly solid historical yarn, Simon Green proves he's a man and worthy of respect. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.
For an amusing and unusual historical adventure you should try The Great Turkey Walk based on the true practice of turkey droving - walking turkeys in flocks across the country to sell. (I had no idea of this happened until we read this book.) Read full review4/5(5).
The Great Turkey Walk. Go West, Young Women! Oh, Those Harper Girls! ""I've always been fond of birds, poultry in particular."". From that first sentence, readers will .Editions for The Great Turkey Walk: (Paperback published in ), (paperback published in ), (Hardcover published i Home My Books.In her novel The Great Turkey Walk she depicts the movement of poultry from county to county where poultry was walked from Union in Monroe County to the stockpens in much the same way it was done for centuries.
She is the author of Gilbert Born: Kathleen Csere, ApAllentown, Pennsylvania.