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Gentle's Holler : a novel

Author: Kerry Madden
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early 1960s, twelve-year-old songwriter Livy Two Weems dreams of seeing the world beyond the Maggie Valley, North Carolina, holler where she lives in poverty with her parents and eight brothers and sisters, but understands that she must put family first.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Madden
ISBN: 0670059986 9780670059980 0670059722 9780670059720
OCLC Number: 56192536
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 237 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Daddy's roasted peanuts --
Mama's biscuits --
Mathew the Mennonite --
Grandma's glass eyes --
Floating checks --
Watermelon shoes --
Lost --
Ring of seven sisters --
Venus --
Enka-Stinka --
Howdy-do Mae's --
Twilight --
Settlers days --
Ghost town in the sky --
Oatmeal baths --
Healing in the Holler --
Mountain dance & Folk Music Festival --
Daddy --
Getting by --
Black Mountain.
Responsibility: by Kerry Madden.
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In the early 1960s, twelve-year-old songwriter Livy Two Weems dreams of seeing the world beyond the Maggie Valley, North Carolina, holler where she lives in poverty with her parents and eight brothers and sisters, but understands that she must put family first.

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