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7 edition of Warm as wool found in the catalog.

Warm as wool

by Scott R. Sanders

  • 42 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Bradbury Press, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ohio
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction.,
    • Sheep -- Fiction.,
    • Ohio -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      When Betsy Ward"s family moves to Ohio from Connecticut in 1803, she brings along a sockful of coins to buy sheep so that she can gather wool, spin cloth, and make clothes to keep her children warm.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Scott Russell Sanders ; illustrated by Helen Cogancherry.
      ContributionsCogancherry, Helen, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.S19786 War 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[32] p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1554846M
      ISBN 100027781399
      LC Control Number91034987

        Wool by Hugh Howey – review His novel now runs to over pages and has hit US bestseller lists, with book deals on both sides of the Atlantic, and film rights picked up by Ridley Scott. So when battling the frigid, cold, brisk weather of the winter seasons, bundle up in wool and keeping warm won’t be an issue. Use a wool challis as a base layer; it is light weight and it will help with moisture management unlike cotton which stay wet and might actually steal heat from your body.

      A small book about the cold. And about staying warm. From Woolpower AB, who produces warm socks, base layers and mid layers from Ullfrotté Original, the company’s proprietary terry loop knit, fine Merino wool material. Made in Sweden since   Book review: ‘Wool,’ by Hugh Howey. By Keith Donohue. Ma Even if it “Wool” had sold more than , e-books and was optioned by Hollywood. But what sets it .

      Ok I read some answer here so let me twist my answer. Let's be away from a warmer side angle Let's say which would look better a pure woollen sweater.   Wool absorbs moisture from the atmosphere of greater humidity to create a drier environment as a way of maintaining balance. This means in the winter wool helps to hold in your body heat, while in the summer wool helps your body cool off. Shearing Sheep. Another way to look at this is to observe the creatures that produce this natural fiber.


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Offering a vivid picture of life on the frontier, Warm as Wool is intimate and emotionally involving. Superb storytelling and artwork bring us the past afresh while inspiring our appreciation for the vital and largely unsung role women have played in our nation s growth/5(8).

This book brings to life the real story of Betsy Ward, who was the first person to own sheep in Randolph Township, Ohio. Ward relies on her own resilience and tenacity to keep her family warm during the frigid Ohio winter. It is really refreshing to see a historical fiction book where the mom is the hero/5.

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Warm As Wool, Cool As Cotton: The Story of Natural Fibers and Fabrics and How to Work With ThemAuthor: Carter Houck. Book Overview. Betsy Ward's three children are cold.

It isand they have traveled by covered wagon to the dark woods of Ohio. After the family shivers through the icy first winter in a drafty log cabin, Betsy is determined to get wool to make warm clothing for the children.

She seizes upon a chance to buy eight bedraggled by: 1. In Warm as Wool, Scott Russell Sanders encourages us to understand history as he does, by imagining past lives. He was fascinated by a fragment of information that he found in a nineteenth-century record book, about the first pioneer to own sheep in Randolph Township, Portage County, Ohio.

They build a log cabin and settle in for the winter, but they are cold. Their clothes are worn and there are only so many bearskin blankets to go around.

Betsy has a spinning wheel and a loom she brought with her, and she is eager to begin making wool clothing and blankets for her family.

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Grades. Genre. Fiction. When Betsy Ward's family moves to Ohio from Connecticut inshe brings along a sockful of coins. An Ohio family's successful effort to avoid another uncomfortable winter like their first, in In the drafty new cabin, the children put on all their clothes and huddle under bearskin; still, they're cold.

When a drover comes by, their mother Betsy produces the stocking of money she's saved and buys eight sheep. What with wolves and accidents, only three survive, but one of these gives. : Warm as Wool () by Scott Russell Sanders and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(52).

Warm as Wool is a book featured in Five in a Row, a literature-based unit study curriculum. Many families use FIAR for all but the grammar/reading and math, and others use it in conjunction with other resources.

Warm as Wool Scott Russell Sanders, Author, Helen Cogancherry, Illustrator Aladdin Paperbacks $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book In this modest. Book: Warm As Wool by Scott Russell Sanders Illustrated by Helen Cogancherry Hello and Welcome to The Joyful Bookshelf where books are.

Warm as wool. [Scott R Sanders; Helen Cogancherry] -- When Betsy Ward's family moves to Ohio from Connecticut inshe brings along a sockful of coins to buy sheep so that she can gather wool, spin cloth, and make clothes to keep her children warm.

Houck mixes brief histories of man's utilization of wool, cotton, linen and silk and his development of spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing and decorating cloth with similarly brief directions for growing cotton or linen or trying out the arts of weaving, knitting, batik, etc.

Houck's instructions are barely enough to get you started and her historical observations are not particularly sharp. Warm as Wool is a Five in a Row selection from Volume 3.

This is one of those books that I checked out from the library and then bought because I loved it. This is one of those books that I checked out from the library and then bought because I loved it.

Warm as Wool by Scott Sanders Story Time with Terri Lentil- The Classic Children's Book by Robert SciShow Kids Recommended for you. 6 Reasons Why Wool Is The Best Bedding - Duration. Warm as wool by Sanders, Scott R. (Scott Russell), ; Cogancherry, Helen, ill.

Publication date spin cloth, and make clothes to keep her children warm Notes. no page number in the book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by MerciG on Pages:   Warm as Wool, Cool as Cotton by Carter G Houck,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

Homeschool with Five in a Row: Warm As Wool. Our next FIAR book study was "Warm As Wool" by. from Volume 3." A woman of vision and financial wisdom faces a need, which results in a herd of sheep and warm children" (Summary from FIAR manual).

Warm Up to Wool book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Quality full size softcover, classic presentation, by the Patchwork /5. Wool is available in a variety of weights and textures, and is one of the warmest fabrics. Fine wools tend to be less itchy than coarse wools.

Wools that are blended with other fabrics are not as warm as percent wool, and their warmth depends on the percentage of wool in the fabric.Going West, Going to Zion, Warm As Wool: 2 Tanalee Chlarson Plains Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: Sandy Curtis Buffalo Woman, Growing Up Masai, Naya Nuki: Girl who Ran: Sean Mabey Prairies Prairies: Jennifer Rees.

I bought this beautiful book, Warm as Wool by Scott Russell Sanders, last year as part of our Five in a Row curriculum, but for whatever reason, we never got around to "rowing" it. Well, as it turns out, the timing was perfect. The story is about a pioneering family .