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Down Cut Shin Creek

the pack horse librarians of Kentucky

by Kathi Appelt

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky,
  • Kentucky.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Kentucky -- Juvenile literature,
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Kentucky,
    • Packhorse librarians -- Kentucky -- Juvenile literature,
    • Rural libraries -- Kentucky -- Juvenile literature,
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- Kentucky -- Juvenile literature,
    • Mountain life -- Kentucky -- Juvenile literature,
    • Packhorse librarians -- Kentucky,
    • Rural libraries -- Kentucky,
    • Depressions -- 1929,
    • Mountain life -- Kentucky,
    • Kentucky -- Rural conditions -- Juvenile literature,
    • Kentucky -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 56-57) and index.

      Statementby Kathi Appelt & Jeanne Cannella Schmitzer.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      ContributionsSchmitzer, Jeanne Cannella.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ716.15 .A66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 58 p. :
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6793252M
      ISBN 100060291354, 006029244X
      LC Control Number00059702

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Intended as a child's book, DOWN CUT SHIN CREEK: The Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky is filled with photos of the program established during the Depression of the 's. The story is significant in outlining the plight of ravished coal-mining communities in the rugged hills and valleys of eastern by: 5.

Intended as a child's book, DOWN CUT SHIN CREEK: The Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky is filled with photos of the program established during the Depression of the 's.

The story is significant in outlining the plight of ravished coal-mining communities in the rugged hills and valleys of eastern Kentucky/5(34).

Down Cut Shin Creek book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Back in print. Now available as a beautiful hardcover from Pur /5. A warm tribute to the WPA-funded “book women” (and men) who rode Kentucky’s backwoods in the s and early ’40s, delivering library service to some of this country’s most impoverished citizens.

Gathering information from archives, hard-to-find published sources, and interviews, the authors write feelingly of the Pack Horse Library Program’s origins and the Author: Kathi Appelt. Down Cut Shin Creek: The Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky.

It’s in the morning, and the “book woman” and her horse are already on their way. Hers is an important job, for the folks along her treacherous route are eager for the tattered books and magazines she carries in.

In their young-readers book “Down Cut Shin Creek,” Kathi Appelt and Jeanne Cannella Schmitzer do an admirable job of conveying the structure of the pack horse project: The way it worked was simple.

The WPA paid the salaries for the librarians to maintain a headquarters library, usually at the county seat, and to carry books on horseback Author: Joan Vannorsdall. Down Cut Shin Creek is a wonderful tribute to President and Mrs.

Franklin Roosevelt and to Kentucky Representative Carl Perkins, all of whom recognized a need for the program. The authors capture the tenacious spirit of the heroic librarians who fought for book donations (the program was grossly under-funded) and lugged literature up and down.

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