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Hannah’s Cold Winter by Trish Marx
A child tells how her family and other people in Budapest help save the famous hippopotamuses in their city’s zoo from starving one difficult winter during World War II.
Author: Trish Marx
Illustrator: Barbara Knutson
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Mr. Fargan's Reading Pages
A comprehensive educational directory and homework helper that provides a wide variety of resources on Hungary.
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
A place where regardless of age, everyone finds something entertaining! In Budapest Zoo you can see more than 2000 animals from the African savannah to the arctic area.
Guide in Budapest
Facts and Pictures of Hungary
Why are we featuring this book?
Hanna's Cold Winter is a book featured in Five in a Row, a literature-based unit study curriculum. Many families use FIAR for all but the grammar/reading and math, and others use it in conjunction with other resources. Above is information about the author and illustrator, story summaries, and links to lesson plans and websites that are great go-alongs for Hanna's Cold Winter. Please note that these resources are meant to complement, not replace, the Five in a Row units. The Five in a Row volumes are inexpensive and well worth the investment.