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Grandma Gatewood hikes the Appalachian trail

Author: Jennifer Thermes
Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Emma Gatewood's life was far from easy. In rural Ohio, she managed a household of 11 kids alongside a less-than-supportive husband. One day, at age 67, she decided to go for a nice long walk. and ended up completing the Appalachian Trail. With just the clothes on her back and a pair of thin canvas sneakers on her feet, Grandma Gatewood hiked up ridges and down ravines. She braved angry storms and witnessed

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Electronic books
Picture books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thermes, Jennifer.
Grandma Gatewood hikes the Appalachian trail.
New York, NY : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018
(DLC) 2017016633
Named Person: Emma Rowena Caldwell Gatewood; Emma Rowena Caldwell Gatewood; Emma Rowena Caldwell Gatewood
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Thermes
ISBN: 9781683352907 1683352904
OCLC Number: 1035368139
Description: 1 online resource (42 unnumbered pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Responsibility: Jennifer Thermes.


This picture book biography tells the incredible story of Grandma Gatewood who, at the age of 67, hiked the Appalachian Trail  Read more...


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"Inspiring from beginning to end, Jennifer Thermes' story highlights a woman who lived life on her terms and accomplished a personal goal while, literally, blazing a trail for women and the elderly. Read more...

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