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3 edition of Snowshoe Thompson (I Can Read Books (Harper Paperback)) found in the catalog.

Snowshoe Thompson (I Can Read Books (Harper Paperback))

by Nancy Smiler Levinson

  • 376 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Readers - Beginner,
  • Pioneers,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Sierra Nevada Region (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Postal service,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Letter carriers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9447828M
    ISBN 100785775986
    ISBN 109780785775980
    OCLC/WorldCa34292282

    The story in the book titled Snowshoe Thompson, by Nancy Levinson begins a few weeks before Christmas. In this book, Danny is hoping his father will get home for Christmas. This free product provides Christmas activities that relate to the a thorough study of this book, CNS has created a.   One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson." Letter for Pa -- Making skis -- Gliding on snow -- Over the mountains -- Good news for Danny!Pages:

    Norwegian immigrant, Snowshoe Thompson comes to the rescue with his skis (previously unknown in the area). In the author's note, Levinson writes that the real John Thompson would sometimes brave storms, wild animals, and lack of shelter to deliver bags of /5(6). Study Guide for Snowshoe Thompson; Show Additional Categories Click to open expanded view Study Guide for Snowshoe Thompson # Our Price: $ Retail: $ Please note that a brief synopsis of many of the books included here are provided in our Library Builders section. Study guides for the same book are often available from.

    Based on a historical character, a Norwegian who came to 's California, a story about some of the earliest skis in the US. According to the author, ``Snowshoe Thompson'' used his skis to carry mail over the Sierra Nevada when the mountains were deep in snow. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for I Can Read Bks. Level 1: Snowshoe Thompson by Nancy Smiler Levinson (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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Snowshoe Thompson (I Can Read Books (Harper Paperback)) by Nancy Smiler Levinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Joan Sandin is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including the "I Can Read" books Small Wolf, written by Nathaniel Benchley, Snowshoe Thompson, written by Nancy Smiler Levinson, and her own Snowshoe Thompson book Long Way Westward and The Long Way to a New Land/5(11).

Snowshoe Thompson is an "I Can Read" book based on the true story of John Thompson, a Scandinavian immigrant who risked life and limb to deliver bags of mail on skis over the treacherous Sierra Nevada mountains during the years Danny, the boy in our story, misses his pa who is mining for gold in Nevada/5.

Joan Sandin is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including the "I Can Read" books Small Wolf, written by Nathaniel Benchley, Snowshoe Thompson, written by Nancy Smiler Levinson, and her own The Long Way Westward and The Long Way to a New Land/5(2).

John "Snowshoe" Thompson, the legendary skiing mailman of the Sierra Nevada. Born Jon Tostensen Rue in the Telemark district of Norway on 30 April"John" was 10 years old when his father died and the family immigrated to the American Midwest in Inthe year-old farm boy was bit by gold fever and he ran off to California.4/5.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname, "Snowshoe Thompson." SAVE TO LIST Other Books. The book also appears on a number of best reading lists.

Click here for more information. Other Resources. Ingrid P. Wicken was kind enough to provide a scan of the Snowshoe Thompson postcard which is reproduced at the top of this page.

Snowshoe Thompson often rescued prospectors caught in the snow, and would carry them out on the back of his skis as they held their arms around him.

One well–known incident took place just before Christmas inwhen he found a trapper named James Sisson, who had been sheltering with half–frozen feet in a deserted cabin for 12 days, with. Friends of Snowshoe Thompson. The magnificent statue of John “Snowshoe” Thompson, which stands in the grounds of the Mormon Station State Park in Genoa, Nevada, was dedicated on J This statue was made possible with funds raised by the Snowshoe Thompson Committee of the Greater Genoa Business Association.

The tale of John "Snowshoe" Thompson, a Scandinavian immigrant to California in s. Category Description for STUDY GUIDES & BOOKS: Please note that a brief synopsis of many of the books included here are provided in our Library Builders section.

When snow cuts off the mail until spring, only postman John Thompson can get through the Sierra Nevada Mountains to deliver his letter. "Based on a true story, this is lively historical fiction with a nice sense of character and adventure, [and] the illustrations are packed with feeling and action.".

Snowshoe Thompson. [Nancy Smiler Levinson; Joan Sandin] -- One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson." Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson." A letter for Pa -- Making skis -- Gliding on snow -- Over the muotnains -- Good news for Danny.

This book companion contains Guided Reading comprehension work, Readers Workshop, and the literacy skills to go along with Nancy Levinson's fluency leveled book, Snowshoe Thompson, are covered here. In this book companion there are comprehension questions for 4/4(10).

Nancy Smiler Levinson has written many popular books for young readers, including Magellan and the First Voyange Around the World and the I Can Read Books Clara and the Bookwagon, illustrated by Carolyn Croll, and Snowshoe Thompson, illustrated by Joan Sandin.

She lives in Beverly Hills, California. Illustrated by Joan Sandin. Snowshoe Thompson Nancy Smiler Levinson, Author, Joan Sandin, Illustrator, Joan Sandin, Photographer HarperCollins Publishers $ (64p) ISBN.

Snowshoe Thompson by Nancy Smiler Levinson A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Hex house by Betty K. Levine,HarperCollins edition, in English - 1st ed.

Snowshoe Thompson ( edition) | Open LibraryPages:   Snowshoe Thompson is a wonderful book about an immigrant who has helped a young boy communicate with his father. This book has kept the interest of our 1/2 year old and 3 year old during our night time story reading ritual.

Having read it at least times, I 5/5(1). One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson".

Snowshoe Thompson - author /Nancy Smiler Levinson How do you get over the mountains to deliver mail in the winter? why, on skis, of course! Find out how one man becomes a famous American when he. Snowshoe Thompson becomes a faithful mail carrier Thompson delivered mail between Placerville, California and Genoa, Nevada, until his death in Twice a month for 20 years, the Norwegian immigrant carried an pounds rucksack on his back and crossed the mountains.Norwegian immigrant, Snowshoe Thompson comes to the rescue with his skis (previously unknown in the area).

In the author's note, Levinson writes that the real John Thompson would sometimes brave storms, wild animals, and lack of shelter to deliver bags of /5(3).