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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scotland -- Juvenile fiction.

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About the Edition

Wee Gillis couldn"t decide whether he wanted to be a Highlander like his father, and stalk stags or a Lowlander like his mother, and raise long-haired cows.

Edition Notes

j-84370

Statementby Munro Leaf ; illustrated by Robert Lawson.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
ContributionsLawson, Robert, 1892-1957.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20937666M

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  READY TO ROW: We rowed Wee Gillis in March near St. Patrick's Day and our th Day of School! BIBLE: Memory Verse: I chose to have the kids memorize Proverbs as the verse for this book. I wanted to focus on being wise and having a teachable attitude. I created a Bible Verse pack to. Wee Gillis couldn't decide whether he wanted to be a Highlander like his father, and stalk stags, or a Lowlander like his mother, and raise long-haired cows Notes. no page number in the book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York, NY DonorPages: Wee Gillis by Munro Leaf is a Caldecott Honor book that tells the story of a young, Scottish boy who must decide whether to be a Highlander who stalks stags or a Lowlander who raises long-haired cows. Wee Gillis spends a year in the Lowlands learning how to call the cows, and his lungs get very strong. Then, he spends a year in the Highlands learning how to hold his breath .   This book caught our eye because of our Scottish heritage, and we didn't realise what a treat was in store for pen and ink illustrations are clever and humorous, adding to the delightful story of Wee Gillis, a young Scottish lad who is faced with the choice of where he will live - the Highlands or the gh the book isn't overly simplistic, our 2 year 5/5(4).