Chestry oak by Kate Seredy

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Published by Viking Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Orphans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Hungary -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Horses -- Juvenile fiction

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Book details

Statementby Kate Seredy
The Physical Object
Pagination[32], 236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15021462M

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Viewing 15 posts - 1 through 15 (of 31 total) 1 2 3 → Author Posts Febru at pm RobinPParticipant I just sent this to my library patrons. [ ]. Reading Through History: The Chestry Oak by Kate Seredy () Michael, a Hungarian prince, has been looking forward to the day when he will turn seven years old.

On this day, as has been the tradition of the royal family for generations, Michael will plant an oak tree in Chestry Valley, symbolizing the continued growth of his family tree.

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This is my all time, number one, favorite story. It is about a boy in Hungary during WWII, who loves and loses a horse. The boy ends up on a farm in the US, and makes a new life there. And then/5(4). Prince Chestry -- the young Micheal, son of a long line of hundreds of Chestrys -- lives in a castle adored by all.

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This study guide contains the following sections. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Chestry oak by Kate Seredy; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Horses, Juvenile fiction, Juvenile literature, Orphans, World War, ; Places: Hungary; People: Michael, Prince of Chestry.

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The Chestry Oak. Kate Seredy. 02 Mar Paperback. US$ US$ Save US$ Add to basket. 12% off. A Tree for Peter. Kate Seredy. 09 Nov Kate Seredy (Novem – March 7, ) was a Hungarian-born writer and illustrator of children's won the Newbery Medal once, the Newbery Honor twice, the Caldecott Honor once, and Lewis Carroll Shelf of her books were written in English, which was not her first language.

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Today's Pony Book of the Day, The Chestry Oak () is the most horse-filled of author Kate Seredy's hero, Michael, like its author, journeys from Hungary to America, where he makes a new home. Kate Seredy () was born in Budapest.Author of The good master, The white stag, The singing tree, A Tree for Peter, The Chestry oak, The Open Gate, Philomena, PhilomenaWritten works: The White Stag, The Singing Tree, The Good Master, The Chestry Oak, A Tree for Peter.

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