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Stringbean's Trip to the Shining Sea
Contributor(s): Williams (Author), Williams, Vera B. (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0688167012     ISBN-13: 9780688167011
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
OUR PRICE: $6.79  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 1999

Annotation: Stringbean Coe, his big brother, Fred, and their dog, Potato send home postcards everyday during their cross-country ride in a pickup with a little house built on the back. Full color.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - Siblings
Dewey: E
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 620(Not Available)
Series: Mulberry Books
Physical Information: 0.16" H x 9.46" W x 6.2" (0.29 lbs) 48 pages
- Cultural Region - West Coast
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 71284
Reading Level: 3.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Dear Reader,
Here are the postcards and snapshots that Stringbean Coe and his brother Fred sent home from the long trip they made one summer in Fred's truck.

Their grandfather made this album for the family--and for you. Enjoy yourselves

Vera and JenniferStringbean Coe, his big brother, Fred, and their dog, Potato, are driving from Kansas to California in a pickup truck with a little house built on the back. Reading the postcards they send home every day is the next best thing to having a cross-country adventure all your own.

"A good-hearted celebration of life and experience, and a gift to the public."--School Library Journal

Contributor Bio(s): Williams, Vera B.: -

Vera B. Williams began her career in children's books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and "More, More, More," Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.

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