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Littlejim

by Gloria M. Houston

Twelve-year-old Littlejim, a bookish boy living in a rural North Carolina community in the early years of the twentieth century, hopes to win a newspaper essay contest and thus gain the respect of his stern father.

Littlejim's Dreams

by Gloria M. Houston

In 1920 in the mountains of western North Carolina, fourteen-year-old Jim Houston sees his hopes of continuing his education fade when his mother becomes seriously ill and his logger father must deal with the underhanded dealings of outside businessmen.

Mountain Valor

by Gloria M. Houston

With her father and brothers gone to serve in the Civil War and her Mother sick, thirteen-year-old Valor ignores what is proper behavior for a girl, and takes matters into her own hands and dresses as a boy to avenge a wrongdoing and defend her North Carolina family.

My Great-aunt Arizona

by Gloria M. Houston

Bestselling author Gloria Houston lovingly recounts the story of her great-aunt's quiet yet remarkable life. Born and raised in the Appalachian Mountains, Arizona spent her childhood dreaming of all the faraway places she would one day visit. Though she never did travel to those places, Arizona did become a teacher and helped generations of children craft their own dreams.

The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story

by Gloria M. Houston

The Armistice has been declared, but Ruthie's father can't be found. So, in accordance with the traditions of their Appalachian town, it falls to Ruthie and her mother to bring home the perfect Christmas tree to donate to the town.

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