From School Library Journal
Grade 1-4–An unusual book about the authors childhood on his familys farm. The text, comprised of three to six sentences per page, describes Lewiss family, work and play, the produce raised, school, and the farm itself. Old black-and-white family photos serve as the focal point of each full-page illustration. The full-color art appears around and under them, thus extending the background to the surrounding landscape. Other vintage photos with the old black corner mounts are displayed as in a scrapbook. The only criticism is that the clarity and quality of some of the original 1950s photos are not the greatest. With this shortcoming, this title is still an outstanding choice for this genre.–Eldon Younce, Harper Elementary School, KS
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"...a delight that parents and grandparents will want to share with young readers in their lives." -- Melissa Parcel, BookLoons Reviews
"A note from the author...glossary and...farming websites make this puposeful and suited to a unit on rural life." -- Kirkus Reviews
"A wonderful teaching guide about life on a farm....comes with an excellent four page Teacher guide..." -- Carole McDonnell, Preschool Entertainment
"Treat your youngsters....it's one of the finest [Hudson] Valley-related children's books we've seen in ages." -- Reed Sparling, Hudson Valley Magazine
"[Alan Lewis] speaks from the heart of rural America...will inspire kids to ask questions." -- Christina Lewis, MyShelf Reviews