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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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ISBN13: 9780688128784
ISBN10: 0688128785
Condition: Standard
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Nowadays it's no big deal or a girl to travel seventy-five miles. But when Charlotte May Pierstorff wanted to cross seventy-five miles of Idaho mountains to see her grandma in 1914, it was a very big deal indeed. There was no highway except the railroad, and a train ticket would have cost her parents a full day's pay.

Here is the true story of how May got to visit her grandma, thanks to her won spunk, her father's ingenuity, and the U.S. mail.Nowadays its no big deal for a girl to travel seventy-five miles. But when Charlotte May Pierstorff wanted to cross seventy-five miles of Idaho mountains to see her grandma in 1914, it was a very big deal indeed. There was no highway, and a train ticket would have cost her parents a full days pay. Here is the true story of how May got to visit her grandma, thanks to her own spunk, her fathers ingenuity, and the U.S. mail.A Greenwillow/Tambourine Book

00-01 CA Young Reader Medal Masterlist, 2000-2001 Georgia's Picture Storybook Award & Georgia's Children's Book Award Masterlist , and 01 Colorado Children's Book Award (Pic. Bk Cat.)

About the Author

"A heartwarming period piece based on a true incident, lovingly told, beautifully illustrated," raved The New York Times Book Review of Michael O. Tunnell's Mailing May, illustrated by Ted Rand, which was also honored as a 1998 ALA Notable Book.The author of five picture books, two chapter books, two novels, and one documentary, Mike teaches children's literature at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He and his wife, Glenna, have four children and two grandchildren.

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ISBN:
9780688128784
Author:
Rand, Ted
Author:
Rand, Ted
Publisher:
HarperCollins Children's Books, HarperCollins
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Business, Careers, Occupations
Subject:
Railroads
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Grandmothers
Publication Date:
September 1997
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.58x11.34x.48 in. .90 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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