That Book Woman

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AD: Adult Directed 920L
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Cal is not the readin' type. Living way high up in the Appalachian Mountains, he'd rather help Pap plow or go out after wandering sheep than try some book learning. Nope. Cal does not want to sit stoney-still reading some chicken scratch. But that Book Woman keeps coming just the same. She comes in the rain. She comes in the snow. She comes right up the side of the mountain, and Cal knows that's not easy riding. And all just to lend his sister some books. Why, that woman must be plain foolish -- or is she braver than he ever thought? That Book Woman is a rare and moving tale that honors a special part of American history -- the Pack Horse Librarians, who helped untold numbers of children see the stories amid the chicken scratch, and thus made them into lifetime readers.
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9781416908128
9780545226431
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 920L
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subject_facet Appalachian Region -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Appalachian Region -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
Books and reading -- Fiction
Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction
Librarians -- Fiction
Librarians -- Juvenile fiction
Packhorse librarians -- Fiction
Packhorse librarians -- Juvenile fiction
title_display That Book Woman
title_full That Book Woman / Heather Henson ; pictures by David Small
That Book Woman [electronic resource] Henson, Heather.
title_short That Book Woman
topic_facet Books and reading
History
Librarians
Packhorse librarians