Story Quilts: Appalachian Women Speak Trade Book (Hardcover)

Written By Shannon Hitchcock
Illustrated by Sophie Page

History books have forgotten most Appalachian women, many of whom were poor or lacked formal education. Yet these women spoke through the quilts they created from scraps of cloth collected over time. Piece by piece, these patchwork quilts revealed the beauty of mountain life.

SKU WW-NL6093
ISBN 9781478875376
Series Reycraft Books
Language English
SKU WW-NL6093
ISBN 9781478875376
Series Reycraft Books
Language English
BISAC Subject Headings Juvenile Nonfiction / Crafts & Hobbies
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / State & Local
Juvenile Nonfiction / Girls & Women
Juvenile Nonfiction / Crafts & Hobbies
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / State & Local
Juvenile Nonfiction / Girls & Women
Price $17.95
Author & Illustrator

Shannon Hitchcock

Shannon Hitchcock was born in North Carolina and grew up in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She is the author of four middle grade novels, Flying Over Water, One True Way, Ruby Lee & Me, and The Ballad of Jesse Pearl. Her books have been featured on many state award lists and have received acclaimed reviews. This is the third book in her storyteller series, along with Saving Granddaddy's Stories and She Sang for the Mountains. Shannon currently lives in North Carolina where she can see the mountains every day.

Sophie Page

Sophie Page is a mixed media illustrator originally from Conway, Massachusetts, and a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She crafts images in two and three dimensions to tell stories for all ages. The illustrations in this book are made from clay, paper, fabric. and wire.

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