The Old Truck

The Old Truck

Book - 2020
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"On a small family farm, an old truck falls into disrepair and lies nearly forgotten, except by the family's daughter. The truck has been part of her daydreams as she grows up and develops strength and independence. As an industrious young woman, she pulls the rusted and overgrown vehicle from its almost-grave and restores it."--
Published: New York :, Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W. W. Norton and Company,, [2020]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781324005193
132400519X
Branch Call Number: E PUM
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,29 cm
Additional Contributors: Pumphrey, Jerome - Author

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The two Pumphrey brothers created over 250 individual stamps to make the simple yet captivating illustrations of “The Old Truck.” Through the use of color, we experience the passage of time as an old truck is put out to pasture and then given new life. Everything in this book is cyclical from fro... Read More »


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PimaLib_XuanZ Mar 22, 2021

The old truck witnesses multi-generation farmers' diligence, positivity and hope, also a woman's transition from a little girl, to a farmer to a mother. Poetic text, stamp illustration, refreshing colors. This book can help you escape from busy city life and go to a farmland, where wild flowers and human faces bloom brilliantly.

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