When I Was Young in the Mountains

When I Was Young in the Mountains

Book - 1982
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Penguin Putnam
For twenty years, Cynthia Rylant's story of childhood in the Appalachian Mountains has been an enduring favorite. Growing up in the mountains is depicted with a spare, lyrical text and beautiful, tender illustrations by Diane Goode. The book was awarded a Caldecott Honor Medal.

To celebrate its twentieth anniversary, When I Was Young in the Mountains is being released with a commemorative copper-colored band.

Baker & Taylor
Portrays the family life and simple pleasures of a girl growing up in a small mountain town

& Taylor

Whimsical illustrations and lilting text combine to portray the family life and simple pleasures of a girl growing up in the Appalachian Mountains, in this twentieth anniversary edition that comes with a commemorative copper-colored bellyband. Caldecott Honor Medal winner.
Reminiscences of the pleasures of life in the mountains as a child.

Publisher: New York : Dutton, c1982
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780525425250
Branch Call Number: j Picture Book Ryl
Characteristics: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Goode, Diane


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Apr 06, 2015

A gentle story of shared pleasures growing up with her Grandparents and relatives
Lovely illustrations that show the way of life in a happy , loving family . Quite enjoyable.


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