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The year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian story —Houston, Gloria.
Book
1988
9 available of 10 items

Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war.

Sang Spell —Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
Book
1998
2 available of 2 items

When his mother is killed in an automobile accident, high-schooler Josh decides to hitchhike across country, and finds himself trapped in a mysterious village somewhere in the Appalachian Mountains, among a group of peop...

I wonder as I wander —Swain, Gwenyth, 1961-
Book
2003
1 available of 1 items

In this fictional account of the folk song's origin, a girl writes a song that expresses her feelings about Jesus while dealing with the loss of her mother and life on the roads of Appalachia after her father becomes an ...

Saving Wonder —Knight, Mary, (E. Mary), author.
Book
2016
4 available of 4 items

Curley Hines has lost his father, mother, and brother to coal mining, and now he lives with his grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Wonder Gap, Kentucky--but when the mining company prepares to destroy their moun...

Silver packages : an Appalachian Christmas story —Rylant, Cynthia.
Book
1997
2 available of 2 items

Every year at Christmas a rich man rides a train through Appalachia and throws gifts to the poor children who are waiting, in order to repay a debt he owes the people who live there.

Old Dry Frye : a deliciously funny tall tale —Johnson, Paul Brett.
Book
1999
3 available of 3 items

A humorous retelling of an Appalachian folktale about a preacher who chokes on a chicken bone.

Fearless Jack —Johnson, Paul Brett.
Book
2001
6 available of 6 items

In this Appalachian folktale, Jack wins fame and fortune after killing ten jellow jackets with one whack.

Ingledove —Youmans, Marly.
Book
2005
2 available of 2 items

Several years after Fontana dam flooded the town where they were born, Ingledove and her brother Lang go wandering in the southern Appalachians, where they encounter their mother's peculiar people, the Adantan, and an ev...

My great-aunt Arizona —Houston, Gloria.
Book
1992
1 available of 2 items

An Appalachian girl, Arizona Houston Hughes, grows up to become a teacher who influences generations of schoolchildren.

The year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian story —Houston, Gloria.
Book
1996
1 available of 2 items

Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war.

Cattywampus —Van Otterloo, Ash, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 9 items

Magic is strictly forbidden in the McGill house, but Delpha McGill has found the family book of spells, and plans to use it to make things a little easier for herself and her mother; Katybird Hearn comes from a rival fam...

Sang Spell —Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

Recently orphaned, Josh Vardy is hitchhiking from Boston to Dallas to live with his aunt. After being beaten and robbed in the Appalachians, Josh is rescued by a community of ginseng gatherers who live without twentieth-...

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