Article Title

Twelve Kinds of Ice


Michelle Parker


Excellent, Primary, Intermediate, Young Adult, Ellen Bryan Obed, Barbara McClintock, Ice, Water, Skating

Document Type

Book Review


Twelve Kinds of Ice is a beautifully written book that takes you through seasons by introducing you to the different ices and how they are enjoyed. Starting with the thinnest ice in the sheep pails and the excitement it starts as anticipation grows for the upcoming skating ices and the activities they bring. The world is theirs to explore on roads of ice. But as spring time comes the ice continues to change. The skating days are counted, the last ice is enjoyed until the day it is gone. But even though it's gone, the ice is smooth in their dreams where spins are perfect and any surface can be skated upon.