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Author: Susie Powers Tompkins
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a memoir of the author's year as a young and inexperienced teacher in rural Marengo County, several miles from Linden Alabama, in1926.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tompkins, Susie Powers, 1907-
Cotton-patch schoolhouse.
Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©1992
(DLC) 91023331
(OCoLC)24066797
Named Person: Susie Powers Tompkins; Susie Powers Tompkins
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susie Powers Tompkins
ISBN: 0585215324 9780585215327 9780817391331 0817391339
OCLC Number: 44955286
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. A Familiar Road Brings Back Memories; Chapter 2. My First Horse; Chapter 3. My First Love Affair; Chapter 4. I Go to College; Chapter 5. I Meet the Children and Reverend Milford; Chapter 6. A Glimpse of Home; Chapter 7. My First Full Day of Teaching and Miss Bunker; Chapter 8. We Have a Pet; Chapter 9. Our Nature Walk; Chapter 10. Minnie's Love Affair; Chapter 11. A Day on Egypt; Chapter 12. Minnie Runs Away; Chapter 13. The Thanksgiving Party; Chapter 14. Home for the Holidays; Chapter 15. The Christmas Party; Chapter 16. Christmas at Home. Chapter 17. The RunawayChapter 18. Out of Fuel in a Snowstorm; Chapter 19. We Learn about Birds and Other Wildlife; Chapter 20. The Magic of Spring; Chapter 21. Miss Bunker Cheers Me Up; Chapter 22. We Go to Camp Meeting; Chapter 23. Planning the Last Two Weeks of School; Chapter 24. The State Supervisor Visits My School; Chapter 25. The School Turnout; Epilogue.
Responsibility: Susie Powers Tompkins.
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