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    The autobiography Rascalby Sterling North tells the story of an inquisitive and adventurous raccoon who spends his first year of life as the beloved pet of the author.  This autobiography, set in Wisconsin in 1918-19, chronicles Sterling and Rascal's year together. But it is more than just the story of a boy and his raccoon.  In the book, the author writes of his Aunt Lillie telling Sterling she thinks his deceased mother would have wanted him to be a writer, "to put it all down, the way it is now."  Sterling North does just that in this delightful book, taking the reader back to 1918 Wisconsin, by telling about life that year...about neighbors and family and friends, his trip to northern Wisconsin with his father, his victory garden and building a canoe in the living room, his brother fighting in World War 1, the animals and plants all around him, his other pets including Poe-the-Crow,   famous people of day and of the past, and much more.  A book not to be missed!

      Nature Study and More with Rascal allows your students to explore and observe the natural world of Wisconsin and more through comprehension and discussion questions, writing assignments, vocabulary, fact-finding, mapping, ready-made forms and enrichment activities.  This study can be used by all grades, with reasonable modifications as needed for your family members.



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File Last Updated:
June 10, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on November 04, 2009.