Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Prairie Town” as Want to Read:
Prairie Town
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Prairie Town (Small Town U.S.A.)

by
3.85  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
During the early 1900s, railroad companies laid tracks across America's open land. In fields of grass beside the new tracks prairie towns grew. The towns prospered amid the golden wheat fields, and grain elevators dominated the skyline. Bonnie Geisert's clear text explores the social and economic life of one of these towns, while the dramas of everyday life can be experien ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 30th 1998 by HMH Books for Young Readers
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Prairie Town, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Prairie Town

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Matt
Dec 29, 2016 Matt rated it liked it
Neo felt this book was a lot like his grandparents' city, Winnipeg, but not like Calgary at all.
Savannah
Feb 14, 2017 Savannah rated it really liked it
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
The Brothers
Jan 16, 2016 The Brothers rated it liked it
A description of what life is like in a prairie town in the early 1900s. Nothing too exciting in the narration.

But the illustrations are very detailed and have lots of things to look at and talk about.
Christina
May 18, 2010 Christina rated it liked it
Recommended by Miranda Otto
Garren
Dec 02, 2016 Garren rated it liked it
Small town coziness over town. Sucker for this kind of thing.
Anne Hotz
Anne Hotz rated it really liked it
Aug 31, 2011
Marylee Murphy
Marylee Murphy rated it really liked it
Jan 09, 2016
Rebeccameder
Rebeccameder rated it really liked it
Apr 13, 2015
E
E rated it really liked it
May 07, 2016
Marla
Marla rated it liked it
May 02, 2015
Vera Hailey
Vera Hailey rated it really liked it
Nov 10, 2014
Hannah Jane
Hannah Jane rated it it was ok
Feb 28, 2016
Gabe
Gabe rated it really liked it
Feb 02, 2013
Kerry Kenney
Kerry Kenney rated it really liked it
Jan 28, 2013
Lori
Lori rated it liked it
Apr 25, 2014
C.M
C.M rated it really liked it
Feb 02, 2013
Brenda
Brenda rated it it was amazing
Aug 31, 2013
Victoria
Victoria rated it it was amazing
Apr 17, 2014
Jacob Micola
Jacob Micola rated it it was amazing
Oct 26, 2012
Brigid Huston
Brigid Huston rated it it was amazing
Sep 25, 2016
George
George rated it liked it
Jan 26, 2013
Waller
Waller rated it really liked it
Aug 08, 2008
Lowell
Lowell rated it really liked it
Apr 13, 2012
Leo and Ian
Leo and Ian rated it really liked it
Oct 04, 2014
Josh
Josh rated it it was amazing
Mar 17, 2016
Lauren
Lauren rated it liked it
Nov 05, 2010
paula
paula rated it it was amazing
Sep 20, 2008
Dave
Dave rated it it was amazing
Apr 13, 2015
Brinton
Brinton rated it really liked it
Jun 17, 2016
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Bonnie Geisert grew up on a farm near Cresbard, South Dakota, and her childhood adventures there inspired many of the events in her Prairie trilogy. Ms.Geisert now lives in a small town in northern Illinois, where she still revels in beautiful prairie winters.
More about Bonnie Geisert...

Other Books in the Series

Small Town U.S.A. (4 books)
  • River Town
  • Mountain Town
  • Desert Town

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »