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Lois Lenski’s Roundabout America Series series

A series of eleven stories for younger children about life in different parts of America.

Books in the Lois Lenski’s Roundabout America Series series:

Berries in the Scoop (1956)

A story about families growing cranberries on Cape Cod.

Author: Lois Lenski
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High-Rise Secret (1966)

Life for Peggy in a high-rise development is rather grim.

Author: Lois Lenski
Illustrator: Lois Lenski

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Little Sioux Girl (1958)

Life on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas.

Author: Lois Lenski
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Peanuts for Billy Ben (1952)

A farm family in Virginia raises peanuts.

Author: Lois Lenski
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Project Boy (1954)

Young families live in former army barracks after World War II.

Author: Lois Lenski
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We Live by the River (1956)

Three children who live along rivers of America: Janey on the Pearl River, Lola Mae on an island in the Mississippi, and Sammy Joe on the bank of the Ohio River.

Author: Lois Lenski
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We Live in the City (1954)

Stories about a newsboy, shoeshine boy and a girl who lives in a penthouse along with seven poems about city living.

Author: Lois Lenski
Illustrator: Lois Lenski

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We Live in the Country (1960)

Short stories about children who live on different types of farms, including a tree farm, a cotton farm, a chicken farm and a sheep ranch.

Author: Lois Lenski
Illustrator: Lois Lenski

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We Live in the North (1965)

Three short stories about children who live in Michigan: an auto worker’s son, one whose family has a cherry orchard and one who lives on a Christmas tree farm.

Author: Lois Lenski
Illustrator: Lois Lenski

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We Live in the South (1952)

Four stories about children who live in the southern United States.

Author: Lois Lenski
Illustrator: Lois Lenski

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We Live in the Southwest (1962)

Three stories about the southwestern United States.

Author: Lois Lenski
Illustrator: Lois Lenski

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