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Nowadays it's no big deal or a girl to travel seventy-five miles. But when Charlotte May Pierstorff wanted to cross seventy-five miles of Idaho mountains to see her grandma in 1914, it was a very big deal indeed. There was no highway except the railroad, and a train ticket would have cost her parents a full day's pay.

Here is the true story of how May got to visit her grandma, thanks to her won spunk, her father's ingenuity, and the U.S. mail.Nowadays its no big deal for a girl to travel seventy-five miles. But when Charlotte May Pierstorff wanted to cross seventy-five miles of Idaho mountains to see her grandma in 1914, it was a very big deal indeed. There was no highway, and a train ticket would have cost her parents a full days pay. Here is the true story of how May got to visit her grandma, thanks to her own spunk, her fathers ingenuity, and the U.S. mail.A Greenwillow/Tambourine Book

00-01 CA Young Reader Medal Masterlist, 2000-2001 Georgia's Picture Storybook Award & Georgia's Children's Book Award Masterlist , and 01 Colorado Children's Book Award (Pic. Bk Cat.)

Paperback, 32 pages
Published on September 5, 2000 by Greenwillow Books
ISBN-10: 0064437248
ISBN-13: 9780064437240
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