The Floating House

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In 1815, the McClure family takes a flatboat containing all their worldly belongings down the Ohio River to Indiana, where they take the boat apart, using the wood to build their new home. Jr Lib Guild.

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Scott Russell Sanders grew up in Ohio. After receiving his Ph.D. from Cambridge University, he moved to Bloomington, Indiana, where he and his wife have reared two children. He is Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Indiana University. The author says, "I am trying to help children imagine history through the sharing of past lives, especially the lives of families who made their way into the wild heart of the continent."
His books for children have been honored by awards from the National Council of Teachers of English, the National Science Teachers Association, and the American Library Association. His books for adults have received the Great Lakes Book Award, the Mark Twain Award, and the Lannan Literary Award.
Helen Cogancherry's interest in historical research is reflected in her illustrations for Warm as Wool and Here Comes the Mystery Man by Scott Russell Sanders. She lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

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