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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail (Hardcover)
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About the Author
Jennifer Thermes is a map illustrator and the author-illustrator of books for children, including Charles Darwin’s Around-the-World Adventure and Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail. She lives in Connecticut.
"Quite a few of the softly colored, cartoony, watercolor-and-colored pencil spreads will have readers packing their own backpacks, most notably those of McAfee Knob, the backwoods night sky, and the top of Katahdin . . . An inspiring story for readers of all ages and genders."
— Kirkus Reviews
"Beautiful illustrations and an emphasis on the value of nature, determination, and grit make this a great nonfiction selection."
— School Library Journal
"This story of determination is also an ode to the principle of walking down a road just to see what one can see."