In Coal Country by Judith Hendershot
(Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, New York Times Notable Book of the Year and Best Illustrated Book of the Year) (Dragonfly Books)

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An extraordinarily moving and beautiful picture book that shows us what it was like to be a child in a small coal-mining town in the 1930s. Full color.

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Thomas B. Allen is the author of numerous history books, including "George Washington", "Spymaster" and "Remember Valley Forge". A frequent contributor to "Smithsonian Magazine", "National Geographic", "Military History Quarterly", "Military History", "Naval History", the U.S. Naval Institute's "Proceedings", and other publications, he lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
Published January 1, 1987 by Scholastic.
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This handsome, reflective picture book reminisces about life in a company coal town in Ohio during the 1930's, showing the hardship but also having a romantic tone.

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