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Karr, Kathleen
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1998.
IL 3-6
ISBN 0374327734
It is 1860 and at 15 Simon Green has just finished third grade for the fourth time.  Miss Rogers, his teacher has decided to graduate him with the advice that it is time for him to "spread his wings."  With Miss Rogers' help, Simon buys 1000 turkeys and sets out on a trek from Missouri to Denver with a wagonload of corn, a crusty old drover, two mules, and his turkeys.  A series of comical and heartwarming adventures follow. (Carol Richmond, Librarian, Woodrow Wilson Elementary, Denton, TX
SUBJECTS:     Turkeys -- Fiction
                        West (U.S.) -- Fiction


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