Mailing May

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Greenwillow Books,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
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 it's 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 day's pay. Here is the true story of how May got to visit her grandma, thanks to her own spunk, her father's 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.)

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Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 770L
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Grouping Title mailing may
Grouping Author tunnell michael o
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-17 23:23:50PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-25 01:17:06AM

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subject_facet Grandmothers -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction, Postal service -- Juvenile fiction, Postal service. -- Fiction, Railroad stories, Juvenile, Railroads -- Fiction
title_display Mailing May
title_full Mailing May / Michael O. Tunnell ; illustrated by Ted Rand
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