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That Book Woman

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Cal is not the readin' type. Living way high up in the Appalachian Mountains, he'd rather help Pap plow or go out after wandering sheep than try some book learning. Nope. Cal does not want to sit stoney-still reading some chicken scratch. But that Book Woman keeps coming just the same. She comes in the rain. She comes in the snow. She comes right up the side of the mountain, and Cal knows that's not easy riding. And all just to lend his sister some books. Why, that woman must be plain foolish -- or is she braver than he ever thought? That Book Woman is a rare and moving tale that honors a special part of American history -- the Pack Horse Librarians, who helped untold numbers of children see the stories amid the chicken scratch, and thus made them into lifetime readers.
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Level 4.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 920L
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Grouped Work ID e2eba6f1-8c77-fdff-3061-676fdd23ec21
Grouping Title that book woman
Grouping Author henson heather
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-19 23:28:45PM
Last Indexed 2019-03-22 00:27:52AM

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auth_author2 Harrison, Walker,, Small, David, 1945-
author Henson, Heather.
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display_description 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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publishDate 2008, 2010
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subject_facet Appalachian Region -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction, Librarians -- Juvenile fiction, Packhorse librarians -- Juvenile fiction
title_display That Book Woman
title_full That Book Woman / Heather Henson ; pictures by David Small, That Book Woman [electronic resource] Henson, Heather.
title_short That Book Woman
topic_facet Books and reading, History, Librarians, Packhorse librarians