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Sam Bennett's New Shoes

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  8 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Library Binding, 32 pages
Published January 28th 2006 by Carolrhoda Books (first published January 1st 2006)
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Jan 25, 2012 rated it really liked it
Pada tahun 1600-an hingga 1700-an para petani di Amerika memiliki kepercayaan unik. Mereka percaya bahwa ada arwah-arwah yang sering datang mengunjungi rumah mereka. Untuk mencegah arwah itu masuk ke dalam rumah, mereka menyimpan sepatu bekas milik anak mereka di beberapa tempat yang bisa menjadi jalan masuk arwah itu, misalnya di cerobong asap atau dekat jendela. Mereka percaya bahwa ketika arwah melihat sepatu bekas tersebut, arwah ini akan pergi karena menganggap rumah yang mereka datangi sud ...more
Stacy Renee  (LazyDayLit)
This was a cute little story about a boy who got a new pair of shoes. The story is set roughly around the 1600-1700's when people had only one pair of shoes, which they had made especially for them by a cobbler, in a size or two too big so they could grow into them. These shoes were then passed on to younger siblings or cousins and were worn until they were practically falling apart. In this story, it is Sam's family's tradition to put a shoe in e wall to project the family and bring good fortun ...more
Padma Venkatraman
Brightly colored, delightful illustrations of a little boy on a farm.
May 13, 2008 rated it it was amazing
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Teaches children about life in the 1800's, and shares the excitement of getting new shoes.
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