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by William Kurelek
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). A Prairie Boy's Summer has garnered numerous awards since its publication in 1975: A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year, 1975; A Children's Book Council Showcase Book Award, 1976; Canadian Association of Children's Librarians, Best Illustrated Book, 1976; IODE Book of the Year, 1976; and, also in 1976, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award.
A Prairie Boy's Summer. by. Kurelek, William, 1927-1977. Montreal, Tundra Books. p. 24 cm. "The original paintings of A prairie boy's summer are in the permanent collection of the Windsor Art Gallery, Windsor, Ontario. university of alberta libraries pending; ualbertawiedrick; university of alberta libraries; toronto. We really enjoy reading about the hard prairie life and school yard fun that William Kurelek portrays on each page
A Prairie Boy's Summer. We really enjoy reading about the hard prairie life and school yard fun that William Kurelek portrays on each page. The paintings wonderfully illustrate the daily life on prairie and each are complimented with a small story. This is one of those books that you can read to your children over and over again without getting bored. 2 people found this helpful.
prairie boy's summer book. in A Prairie Boy's Summer with regard to both Kurelek's narratives and illustrations is that for farmer boys such as William and his brother John, summertime is in NO WAY EVER vacation time, but is a time for basically around the clock chores and much hard, often backbreaking toil (both on the fields and in the barn).
William Kurelek was born near Whitford, Alberta in 1927, the oldest of seven children in a Ukrainian immigrant family: Bill . Some of his paintings in the books A prairie boy's summer, and A prairie boy's winter, depict Kurelek and other children in the setting of the bogland.
William Kurelek was born near Whitford, Alberta in 1927, the oldest of seven children in a Ukrainian immigrant family: Bill, John, Winn, Nancy, Sandy, Paul, Iris. Treelines along the horizon recorded by him in these paintings are still recognizable in the area. Victoria School could be seen from our milkhouse a mile away. It was the one-room schoolhouse that Kurelek and his brother, John, attended.
Summer on the prairies during the Depression years was not a vacation from school; it was hard work. Summer on the prairies during the Depression years was not a vacation from school; it was hard work.
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ISBN 10: 0887760589 ISBN 13: 9780887760587. Publisher: TUNDRA BOOKS, 1975. Book by WILLIAM KURELEK. From the Back Cover: The book walks the straight furrow between sentimentality of nostalgia and the brutalizing of sweated labor.