When I Was Young in the Mountains

When I Was Young in the Mountains


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Format
Paperback
Price
$6.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140548754
  • 32 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 5-8 years

Overview

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

When I Was Young in the Mountains

When I Was Young in the Mountains

Cynthia Rylant, Illustrator: Diane Goode

Awards

Caldecott Honor Book – winner

Praise

“Rylant delights in the simple joys of living with her grandparents in the Appalachian Mountains: fresh cornbread, the swimming hole, bathing in the tin tub, snakes, and the community church. Surrounding all of these memories is the loving relationship with her grandparents. Warmly rendered illustrations complement the lyrical text.”–School Library Journal


“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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