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
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