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Truman's Aunt Farm

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Truman's Aunt Farm by Jama Kim Rattigan

When Truman sends away the coupon for an ant farm given as a birthday gift by his Aunt Fran, he gets more than he bargained for when aunts start showing up and he must train them all.

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Author: Jama Kim Rattigan

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Illustrator: G. Brian Karas

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Truman's Aunt Farm 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 Truman's Aunt Farm. 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.

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