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7 edition of The farm on Nippersink Creek found in the catalog.

The farm on Nippersink Creek

by Jim May

  • 188 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by August House Publishers in Little Rock .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spring Grove Region (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Spring Grove Region.
    • Subjects:
    • May, Jim, 1947- -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Country life -- Illinois -- Spring Grove Region.,
    • Spring Grove Region (Ill.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Spring Grove Region (Ill.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJim May.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF549.S696 M38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1078647M
      ISBN 100874833396
      LC Control Number94001930
      OCLC/WorldCa29754439

      An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide [ ]. Winding Creek Conservation Area features ancient oak grove remnants. It also hosts a high-quality portion of Nippersink Creek. A mile looped multipurpose hiking trail runs through restored prairie and woodland and circles the small 1-acre pond where anglers can fish for largemouth and pan fish.

      But the Emmy-award winning storyteller, teacher and author of the critically acclaimed children's book, Farm on Nippersink Creek, also knows how to talk. For years May has been entertaining young and old audiences alike with his stories about life on the farm, bittersweet tales of loss, comedic romps through the Catholic community of Spring. Farm on Nippersink Creek: A Midwestern Boyhood (): Midwest storyteller Jim May has collected some of his best stories of his growing up on a farm, in a devoutly Catholic family, in rural Spring Grove, IL. Brenda Weisberg Meckler. Papa was a Farmer (): Jewish immigrants from Russia settled on a acre farm in southern Ohio in A Written:

      Jim May is an Emmy Award-winning storyteller and writer. His collection of stories, THE FARM ON NIPPERSINK CREEK, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association. He is cofounder of the Illinois Storytelling Festival and for 20 years it’s artistic director. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Farm on Nippersink Creek: Stories from a Midwestern Childhood at nd: Jim May.


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About this. Jim May writes the stories of his youth, growing up in the rural Midwest between the Truman and the JFK eras, where trading stories was as common as trading horses, and frequently required the same skills. Neighboring, as his mother called it, was part of the social fabric.

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The Nippersink Creek flows for 23 miles in the Illinois River / Fox River (Illinois River tributary) watershed, mostly in McHenry County, Illinois, but enters the Fox river / Chain O'Lakes in Lake County, Illinois.

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