A Nevada Mining Family
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Nancy Scott is a retired elementary school teacher who lives in Carson City. She taught for 25 years in Lyon County. Having read thousands of children’s books during her career, she wanted to write one that told about the variety of animals and plants of Northern Nevada to show children that a desert does not mean a sandscape.
Nancy is the author of “Rabbit’s Desert Adventure” which is about Rabbit, a white cat, who ventures into the desert behind her home. She meets some friendly animals who warn her about animals that are not so friendly. It is based on a true story.
There's a basin, wrought of reason,
tortoise dry and clean of air
Where rivers hike to meet their fate,
get lost and disappear
Where Grand Adventure had a say
and different would prevail
And where only hardy life hangs on
to all that it entails... Read More