book cover of The Hundred-Year Barn

The Hundred-Year Barn

(2019)
A Picture Book by

 
 
Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan's poignant text and award-winning artist Kenard Pak's gentle and rustic illustrations paint the picture of a beautiful red barn and the people who call it home.

One hundred years ago, a little boy watched his family and community come together to build a grand red barn. This barn become his refuge and home - a place to play with friends and farm animals alike.

As seasons passed, the barn weathered many storms. The boy left and returned a young man, to help on the farm and to care for the barn again. The barn has stood for one hundred years, and it will stand for a hundred more: a symbol of peace, stability, caring and community.

In this joyful celebration generations of family and their tender connection to the barn, Newbery Medal - winning author Patricia MacLachlan and award-winning artist Kenard Pak spin a tender and timeless story about the simple moments that make up a lifetime.

This beautiful picture book is perfect for young children who are curious about history and farm life.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Hardback Editions

September 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hundred-Year Barn
Author(s): Patricia MacLachlan
ISBN: 0-06-268773-5 / 978-0-06-268773-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
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