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Kimmel, Eric A,.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007
IL K-3, RL 3.0
ISBN 0374363080
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Have you ever heard of Rip Van Winkle.  Well, he was a bit of a lazy man.  He spent a lot of time fishing and goofing off instead of working to support his family.  One day, after a long day of drinking and hanging out, Rip falls asleep.  He's just going to take a quick nap.  But when he wakes up, he realizes that he has a long beard.  How could that have happened?  Well, it seems that Rip was really asleep for 20 years!!  A lot has changed in that time.   But has Rip?
SUBJECTS:     Van Winkle, Rip (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
                        Catskill Mountains region (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
                        New York (State) -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.

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