Miss Hickory Essay & Project Ideas

Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
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1. What is a scion? What is its purpose? Find out more about how apple trees are grown and maintained.

2. List the difficult words you have found in this book. Define and explain each in its context.

3. Some poetic turns of phrase in Miss Hickory are "cupboard love" and "fellow feeling." Find others and discuss them.

4. Find out about New Hampshire.

What is the weather like? How do the plants and animals differ from those where you live?

5. Write an essay about the last paragraph of the book. Consider what happens to Miss Hickory. Is it good? Do you think she is happy? Would you be?

6. Write a short report on one of the following animals: ground hog, crow, pheasant, bullfrog.

7. Find out more about Ground Hog Day.

8. What is a lithograph? Do you feel that the lithographs by Ruth Gannett...

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