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That Book Woman

Author: Heather Henson; David Small
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A family living in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1930s gets books to read during the regular visits of the "Book Woman"--A librarian who rides a pack horse through the mountains, lending books to the isolated residents.
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Genre/Form: American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Henson, Heather.
That Book Woman.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2008
(OCoLC)744698487
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Henson; David Small
ISBN: 9781416908128 1416908129
OCLC Number: 138339595
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project (2009)
Target Audience: Ages 4-8.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm
Responsibility: Heather Henson ; pictures by David Small.
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A family living in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1930s gets books to read during the regular visits of the "Book Woman"--A librarian who rides a pack horse through the mountains, lending books to the isolated residents.

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by HPWill (WorldCat user published 2011-03-09) Good Permalink

a fairly good read. ill admit i only picked it up because of the title

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-11) Good Permalink

     This is based upon the Pack Horse Project founded by FDR in the 1940s.  The Pack Horse folks brought books to remote areas in states like Kentucky.  Generally the Pack Horse folks were female. And in this story, Cal and his family live "way up".  Cal is not...
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