Tyler, Wilkin, and Skee

Tyler Wilkin and Skee What is it like to grow up during the Depression on a small Georgia farm where there is no electricity and the nearest paved road is miles away For Tyler Wilkin and Skee the Coley boys it means t

  • Title: Tyler, Wilkin, and Skee
  • Author: Robert Burch
  • ISBN: 9780820311944
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Hardcover
  • What is it like to grow up during the Depression on a small Georgia farm, where there is no electricity and the nearest paved road is miles away For Tyler, Wilkin, and Skee, the Coley boys, it means they do morning chores when most kids in town are still asleep, and they get practical things for Christmas, such as overalls, instead of toys.But country kids like Tyler, WilWhat is it like to grow up during the Depression on a small Georgia farm, where there is no electricity and the nearest paved road is miles away For Tyler, Wilkin, and Skee, the Coley boys, it means they do morning chores when most kids in town are still asleep, and they get practical things for Christmas, such as overalls, instead of toys.But country kids like Tyler, Wilkin, and Skee have their share of fun Whether playing kick the can and handy over, raising a prize calf, or visiting a neighbor for an evening of singing and blackbottom pie, they are never short of ways to amuse themselves And they know work is easier when it s turned into a game.Robert Burch s novel of one year in the lives of these brothers who are also best friends is rich in details of a way of life that is still followed in many areas of the rural South From their speech and dress to the ways they spend their days and nights to the matters close to their hearts, Burch s characters are genuine in every way.

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    1. Robert Burch is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. He has a unique and timely understnading of growing up as a rural southern boy and this really comes across in his books.

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