Grandma Essie's Covered Wagon by David Williams

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A riveting history of a family traveling across the Midwest in a covered wagon is narrated by the author's 94-year-old grandmother. Packed with everyday details, this unsentimental, down-to-earth story is a memorable evocation of America's past and a great picture book for families. Full-color illustrations.

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Published August 10, 1993 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 350 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Recounting the early experiences of his grandmother, born in 1901, Williams describes ``in mostly her words'' her journey from Missouri to Kansas with a large family, including a baby sister and an older, pregnant one and her husband;

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