That Book Woman

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That Book Woman

by Heather Henson

Illustrations by David Small

First Release:

November 2008

ISBN: 9781416908128

Cal's sister "would keep her nose a-twixt the pages of a book daybreak to dusky dark if Mama would allow." Not Cal, though. He can't read; he doesn't see any use for the "chicken scratch" that appears in books, and he has no interest in sitting "stoney-still." But then the Book Woman starts coming 'round, riding up the steep Appalachian mountain on horseback. Every two weeks she brings books for Cal's family-traveling through rain, fog, cold, and snow. Author's note. Full-color ink, watercolor, and pastel chalk illustrations.

 
  • ISBN: 9781416908128
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Atheneum
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 10" x 8"
    Dewey Classification: E
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.3, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.5, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: AD920L
    Awards & Honors: NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2009, History/Life and Culture in the Americas
    Genre: Fiction.
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