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Hart, Alison.
Atlanta : Peachtree, 2005.
IL 3-6
ISBN 1561453498
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Anna doesn't believe she needs to go to school.  She can tend to the sheep without knowing how to read and write.  But her parents want her to get what education she can.  Little does she know what kind of education she will get on this day.  Based on a true life event, Anna and her classmates are trapped in their school house as a massive blizzard strikes their Nebraska town.  What does it take to survive a fierce blizzard in the year 1888?
SUBJECTS:     Blizzards -- Fiction.
                        Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction.
                        Survival -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Farm life -- Fiction.
                        Nebraska -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.


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