This story takes place at a farm in New York. The farm has cows, chickens, colts, horses, calves, pigs, a piglet, sheep, and lambs. The book takes place in all four seasons.
CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER
Almanzo, 8 years old and turns 9 in the book. He wanted a colt really bad.
Royal, Almanzo’s older brother.
Alice, Almanzo’s older sister.
Eliza Jane, Almanzo’s older sister.
Father, Almanzo’s dad. He is a farmer.
Mother, Almanzo’s mom. She’s firm.
PROBLEM OR CONFLICT
Almanzo really wanted a colt and he got one at the end. Almanzo got two hundred dollars because Mr. Paddock told Mr. Thompson that he called Almanzo a thief; but he wasn’t. Mr. Thompson offered Almanzo a nickel but Mr. Paddock said to give him two hundred dollars.
FAVORITE PART OR CONCLUSION
I felt like the parents were pretty mean to their kids. I felt like it was a nice place. I would really like to live on the farm.
I gave it five stars because I felt like the book was very exciting. It was a really good story and I like really good stories. I would like to experience a different life.
BOOK REVIEW BY
“Lydia” age 8