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Purple Mountain Majesties: The Story of Katharine Lee Bates and America the Beautiful

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5 out of 5
Based on 4 Ratings and 4 Reviews

Book Description
Colorful, lively, and carefully researched, here is a picture book about the trip west that a young Wellesley professor took, which resulted in an expression of hope for America's spiritual life that has stirred citizens of all ages ever since. In l893, when she was thirty-four, Katharine Lee Bates was invited to teach summer school in Colorado Springs. Crossing the country, and exploring the Rock... More
Book Information
PublisherDemco Media
BindingTurtleback (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date09/2002
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About Barbara Younger (Author) : I've published picture books and poetry, and have several novels doing the circuit. I'm represented by Erzsi Deak of Hen and Ink Literary Agency.I began my professional life as a children's librarian,... more
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