Kim Michele Richardson is the Bestsellingauthor of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, Liar's Bench, Godpretty in the Tobacco Field and The Sisters of Glass Ferry. Packhorse Librarians, Kentucky Pack Horse Librarians, Award Winning Books for Packhorse Librarians.
The Giver of Stars Book Discussion. Close. 9. Posted by 4 months ago. The Giver of Stars Book Discussion. Hi Everyone, I wanted to start a discussion on The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. I pulled a few questions from book club sites to start off. Did you know anything about the real life Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky prior to reading this novel? Life in rural Kentucky in the ’30s was.
Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s, THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere --- even back home.
However, the company and the discussion made up for the mediocre food and place settings. Perhaps over the summer, we can get together to see the Broadway play, entitled Come From Away, based on the book. Wishing you all meaningful time with your families and loved ones on the holidays, and a Happy 2019 New Year! XXOO, Robin L. By Robin Libow -.
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes is the author’s latest work and a book rooted in a little known piece of Great Depression-era history. Moyes is most well known for Me Before You, which became a movie starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin. I wasn’t a fan of Me Before You (found it a bit wealth-obsessed), but I thought I might have better luck with her historical fiction offering, The.
This is a nonfiction book that takes place during and after a fire at the Los Angeles Public Library in 1986. The other is a historical fiction book by Kim Michele Richardson, The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek, which is about the packhorse librarians in depression-era rural Kentucky. Check out both of these!
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Kim Michele Richardson, 2019 Sourcebooks 320 pp. ISBN-13: 9781492691631 Summary The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary.
Discussion Questions The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek. by Kim Michele Richardson. 1. The Kentucky Pack Horse program was implemented in 1935 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to create women’s work programs and to assist economic recovery and build literacy. Looking at the novel, how did the program affect the people in this remote area? Do you think library programs are still a.