I read this as a child in 1963.
I bought it for my grandsons who love this book.
A native American boy rescues a turtle, names it Minn and releases it.
Beautiful drawings, paintings and sketches which stayed in my head over 60 years. A classic. Read more
My second favorite from Holling after Pagoo......illustrations are just outstanding and take you into a world or nature that is accurate and at the same time dreamlike. Read morePublished 6 months ago by L. Shaw
My kids are working through Holling's books right now as part of a geography program. Loads of factual information about the historical times, geography details and nature facts,... Read morePublished 8 months ago by @home with four kiddos
Minn of the Mississippi left such a big impression on me that I spent most of my young adult life thinking that snapping turtles migrate south for the winter. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Pam Lauer
This is a terrific book for young people--it has history and nature, as well as a good story. I first read it when I was in grade school (a looong time ago) and have wanted to... Read morePublished 12 months ago by cobrabob