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Author Houts, Michelle.

Title The Beef Princess of Practical County / Michelle Houts.

Imprint New York : Delacorte Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j HOUTS,MIC    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 226 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents Granddad's pasture -- Fair calves don't need names -- Meet the darlings -- Stubborn as a mule -- Autumn surprise -- Soup for Thanksgiving -- Christmas at Ryansmeade -- Learning to walk -- Jung Chow's and a really bad idea -- The day that never should have happened -- Thinking practically -- This little piggy went to market -- Feathers and fluffy stuff -- The clock started ticking -- A girl thing -- Independence Day -- Avocado and alfalfa sprouts -- Granddad's secret -- Another man's treasure -- Off to the fair -- A very long day -- A strange encounter -- Chaos in the ring -- A fair fight -- The final drive -- The end of an era -- Going, going -- The future of Ryansmeade.
Summary Twelve-year-old Libby, the daughter of an Indiana cattle farmer, raises two calves in hopes of winning the annual steer competition at the county fair, but fails to follow her father's warning about developing a bond with animals that are destined to be sold at auction.
Subject Cattle -- Fiction.
Agricultural exhibitions -- Fiction.
Farm life -- Indiana -- Fiction.
Cattle -- Juvenile fiction.
Agricultural exhibitions -- Juvenile fiction.
Farm life -- Indiana -- Juvenile fiction.
Indiana -- Fiction.
Indiana -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 9780385735841
9780385905688 (library)

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