When I Was Young in the Mountains

when i was young in the mountains

For twenty years, Cynthia Rylant's story of childhood in the Appalachian Mountains has been an enduring favorite. Growing up in the mountains is depicted with a spare, lyrical text and beautiful, tender illustrations by Diane Goode. The book was awarded a Caldecott Honor Medal.---from the publisher

32 pages                            978-0525425250                           Ages 5-8

Keywords:  country life, mountains, historical fiction, multigenerational, family, growing up, daily life, Caldecott Honor, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old

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Caldecott Honor Book!

"An evocative remembrance of the simple pleasures in country living; splashing in the swimming hole, taking baths in the kitchen, sharing family times, each is eloquently portrayed here in both the misty-hued scenes and in the poetic text." -Association for Childhood Education International

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