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Stand straight, Ella Kate : the true story of a real giant

Author: Kate Klise; M Sarah Klise
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized biography of Ella Kate Ewing, born in 1872, who was eight feet tall by the age of seventeen and who became financially independent by traveling the country for nearly twenty years appearing at museums, exhibitions, and in circus shows.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Ella Kate Ewing; Ella Kate Ewing; Ella Kate Ewing
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Klise; M Sarah Klise
ISBN: 9780803734043 0803734042
OCLC Number: 430841594
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Responsibility: by Kate Klise ; pictures by M. Sarah Klise.

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A fictionalized biography of Ella Kate Ewing, born in 1872, who was eight feet tall by the age of seventeen and who became financially independent by traveling the country for nearly twenty years appearing at museums, exhibitions, and in circus shows.

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Bright & colorful illustrations

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-01-31) Very Good Permalink

In Stand Straight, Ella Kate, authors Kate Klise and M. Sarah Klise tell the true story of Ella Kate Ewing, a girl with gigantism that lived in the late 1800s/early 1900s. The book details Ella's extreme growth and the decision she made to work in circus shows as a young adult in order to help her...
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