Friday, November 6, 2009

The Beef Princess of Practical County by Michelle Houts


I love a fun quick read. THE BEEF PRINCESS OF PRACTICAL COUNTY by Michelle Houts is both. Libby is a 12-year-old girl who lives on a cattle farm in Indiana. Raising cattle has been a family tradition for years. When Libby's older brother goes off to college it is Libby's turn to raise a calf into a full grown steer and show it at the annual fair. After the contest the steers are auctioned off and Libby has a chance to start her college fund by getting a good price for her steer. Libby also decides to compete in the pageant to try to win the title of The Beef Princess. Middle grade girls will love this book.

2 comments:

Caitlin Sun said...

Do you know why it's called the beef princess, just curious.

Goldenlibrarylady said...

Yes, and will to after you read the book!