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Ganzy remembers by Mary Grace Ketner

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Published by Atheneum, Collier Macmillan Canada in New York, Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Texas

Subjects:

  • Great-grandmothers -- Fiction.,
  • Farm life -- Texas -- Fiction.,
  • Texas -- Fiction.

Book details:

About the Edition

Ganzy tells her daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter stories about her childhood on a Texas farm years ago.

Edition Notes

Statementby Mary Grace Ketner ; illustrated by Barbara Sparks.
ContributionsSparks, Barbara, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K4895 Gam 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2227950M
ISBN 100689316100
LC Control Number89078261
OCLC/WorldCa21035842

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Ganzy is a talented raconteuse, regaling her great-granddaughter with tales of her twin baby lambs, the horse she rode to school and the old mule that, having transported another child, would bray outside the classroom punctually at 10 a.m. Travelers would be invited to spend the night; a family of birds once made a nest in Daphne's father's  › Books › Children's Books.   A child visits her great-grandmother in a nursing home, where ""Ganzy"" reminisces about her own childhood in rural Texas: riding her horse dangerously fast, finding a sparrow's nest in her father's overalls on the clothesline, or taking in travelers&#;including Pancho Villa in disguise. Like Ganzy's memories, Sparks's watercolors are lightly sketched yet bring the long-ago events to life Nettie's Trip South by Ann Turner and illustrated by Ronald Himler is one of the most depressing children's books I've read. It's up there with Ganzy Remembers except that this book is based on the actual diary of the author's grandmother. Nettie's Trip South covers her family trip from Albany New York to Richmond Virginia before the Civil :// Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Barbara Sparks books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million ://

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