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I have this on my Kindle, and there it sits. Not a king but wheat is involved! #wheatkings #TimbitTunes

Cinfhen I‘ve been meaning to read this too!! 10mo
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Holy cow there is actually a book that fits this prompt perfectly. All hail to one of Canada‘s #WheatKings 😂. In all seriousness, wheat was an important part of the development of Canada‘s prairie provinces, and remains a key part of Canada‘s economy to this day. I had a Canadian history professor, originally from Manitoba, who loved the history of wheat so much he would bring in samples for students. He made wheat interesting. #TimbitTunes

TheKidUpstairs Great find! 10mo
Melissa_J @TheKidUpstairs thanks to Goodreads! 10mo
Cinfhen I admire professors who can make wheat interesting 😛great find!! 10mo
merelybookish My Maritimer mother bought china with wheat on it, because she thought it looked Canadian. 🙂 10mo
Cathythoughts 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻😊 10mo
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#timbittunes #wheatkings

I think I got this! Say hello to the Karpoi. They‘re grain spirits - children of the original Greek gods, Tartarus and Gaea. I know this thanks to Percy Jackson rather than that Ancient History paper I took in university 😂😂😂 Anyway they‘re one of PJs enemies. Great scene in this book where the heroes are sitting recovering in a field and the wheat grabs one of them and drags them away! (Art is from the graphic novel)

Centique PS I‘ve now read seven of these books aloud to my kid and have gained a healthy respect for Rick Riordan. They‘re action packed with fully formed characters, girls kick butt and save the world frequently and there‘s good diversity in the later novels. 10mo
TheKidUpstairs Great pick! I've never read any Riordan myself, but from what I've heard he really knows his mythologies! 10mo
Cinfhen Very cool 😎 well done 👍🏻 10mo
CouronneDhiver That‘s how I imagine germs looking. Lol 🦠 10mo
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Who Has Seen the Wind | W. O. Mitchell
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A 1947 Canadian classic about a boy growing up on the Saskatchewan prairies.
#wheatkings #timbittunes @Cinfhen @TheKidUpstairs

Tamra I love prairie settings! 10mo
merelybookish @Tamra This is a comig-of-age story. I read it a long time ago but I liked it at the time. 10mo
mydearwatson I think a vocal music class I used to work with sang a song titled this. 10mo
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Cinfhen Well played 🙌🏻🧡 10mo
merelybookish @mydearwatson The book title is from a poem by Christina Rossetti. Maybe that was the song? 10mo
mydearwatson Yeah, I think it was! 10mo
merelybookish @Cinfhen I picked the wheatiest cover. 🙂 10mo
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The Count of Monte Cristo | Alexander Dumas
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“All human wisdom is contained in these two words - Wait and Hope”

I was not familiar with this song, nor the story that inspired it. But it seems to me that all those involved know the meaning of these words all too well.

Bonus: I was also unfamiliar with the word “wheat king”. I love the imagery of this agricultural lingo.

#TimbitTunes | 4: #WheatKings

📷: Made with Typorama

TheKidUpstairs A beautiful, haunting quote. Well played! 10mo
Cinfhen How beautiful!! 10mo
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Madness of Kings | Vivian Green
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I don‘t have any #wheatkings - just some madness, death and thorns 😁
I have actually read all of these!

Tanisha_A Love the cover of The Madness of Kings! Looks like it's a quite a ride, that book? 10mo
batsy Yes, what @Tanisha_A said! Sounds like a super interesting read. 10mo
TrishB @Tanisha_A @batsy it‘s a fascinating read! It‘s quite academic in some places - but not dry, still remains interesting. 10mo
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#wheatkings #timbittunes

9–Poem of Wonder at the Resurrection of Wheat.

Cinfhen 🙌🏻🏆💚 10mo
merelybookish 👏👏 10mo
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When I think of wheat, I think of the prairies where I grew up in Winnipeg and in Wichita, which led me to thinking of Willa Cather. I‘ve been wanting to read my Antonia for a long time now. Maybe this will be the year. I‘ve put it off after disliking o‘pioneers in middle school. #readinggrudge #timbittunes #wheatkings

Cinfhen I definitely get the wheat/prairie connection 😉😊 10mo
Blaire @Cinfhen now thinking about wheat I‘m wanting to reread the little house on the prairie books. I loved those! 10mo
Tanisha_A I want to read this one too! 10mo
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Cathythoughts I loved this book. ♥️👍🏻 10mo
readinginthedark You read O! Pioneers in middle school? I don't know if I would have liked it at that age. It seems like a book that one can understand so much better as an adult. 🤔 I enjoyed this one when I read it in high school, though! 9mo
Blaire @readinginthedark I may have to go back to it. We read it in 7th grade. I just remember being bored by it at the time. 9mo
readinginthedark Yeah, I could see that. Cather's books are pretty subtle, I think, all about the land and slowly building character relationships. They'd be hard to read at that age. 9mo
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#wheatkings could be found on wheatstreet at a demon carnival. #timbittunes (I liked the first book in this series)

TrishB Clever 👍🏻 10mo
Cinfhen 😂 10mo
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