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Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs
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Jun 23, 10

bookshelves: children-s-books

Tall Tale/Traditional fantasy about a very large baby that grows into an even larger woman names Angelica Longrider. She lives in Tennessee and helps her neighbors and parents. The story comes to a close when she takes on a large black bear that has been stealing the food the people of Tennessee have stored for the winter. They tumble and brawl, but she beats him in the end. Her and her parents make everyone a huge feast and replenish their food supply with bear meat. She takes the extremely large pelt and moves Montana. Where people now call Shortgrass prairie. at one point in the book, she knocks the bear intot he stars and he left an impression in the constellations in the form of a bear.
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