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Waiting to waltz : a childhood / poems by Cynthia Rylant ; drawings by Stephen Gammell.

Author/Creator:
Rylant, Cynthia.
Publication:
Scarsdale, New York : Bradbury Press, [©1984].
Format/Description:
Book
45, [3] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Children's poetry, American.
Adolescence -- Juvenile poetry.
Mountain life -- Juvenile poetry.
Small cities -- Juvenile poetry.
Death -- Juvenile poetry.
Religion -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry.
Appalachian Region -- Juvenile poetry.
Adolescence
Children's poetry
Death
Mountain life.
Religion
Small cities.
Appalachian Region
Childrens subjects:
American poetry.
Appalachian Region -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Children's poetry -- 1984.
Authors' autographs (Provenance) -- Rylant -- 1984.
Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 1984.
Juvenile works.
Poetry.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Scarsdale.
Summary:
A cycle of thirty poems chronicles a young girl's growing up in a small Appalachian town.
Contents:
Beaver
Wax Lips
The brain surgeon
General delivery
Mr. Lafon
Little short legs
Holiness
Spelling bee
The great beyond
Henry's Market
The rescue
Cassius
Swearing
Sam the shoe shop man
Mad dog
Mr. Dill
The Kool-Kup
Pink belly
PTA
Mike and Major
Forgotten
Band practice
Catholics
Steve
Jimmy's dad
Pet rock
Rocky Trailer's grandmother's garage
Saved
Teenagers
The world.
Notes:
"The text of this book is set in 12 pt. Goudy Old Style. The illustrations are pencil drawings reproduced in halftone."--Colophon.
Designed by Atha Tehon.
Local notes:
Tehon Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Susan Tehon.
Tehon Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Tehon, Atha (former owner) (Tehon Collection copy)
Tehon, Susan (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1984
Contributor:
Gammell, Stephen. , Illustrator
Tehon, Atha.
Bradbury Press. , Publisher
Atha Tehon Thiras Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Rylant, Cynthia. Waiting to waltz, a childhood.
Online version: Rylant, Cynthia. Waiting to waltz, a childhood.
ISBN:
0027780007 :
9780027780000
OCLC:
10799504
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