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Colby, Jean Poindexter, 1908-
Peter paints the U.S.A. / pictures by Arnold Edwin Bare ; text by Jean Poindexter Colby and the Junior Reviewers
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co. ; New York : Junior Literary Guild, 1948
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 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jEG.Colb9P3 1948    AVAILABLE
Wineberg Gift Bookplate
Subject(s) Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction
Families -- Juvenile fiction
Vacations -- Juvenile fiction
Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
Geography -- Juvenile fiction
Painting -- Juvenile fiction
Subject United States -- Description and travel -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 47 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 29 cm
Summary Peter Hudson and his family take a tour of the United States and he paints pictures of what he sees. It is a sort of wonderful dream vacation a family might take in the family car, with a good balance of sight-seeing in places like Boston, Chicago, Washington, of camping in Maine, games in the high corn, snowballing in the Rockies, visiting a pueblo in New Mexico and a ranch in Texas, seeing the great trees of California and the inside of a motion picture studio, thrilling to the glamour of the Miami airport, the shipping of the Great Lakes, the beauties of desert and national parks; and finally, coming home joyously to Connecticut
NOTE Gift from Susan Wineberg, 2010
Alternate Author Bare, Arnold Edwin, ill
Junior Reviewers

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