Charlie Drives the Stage

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Holiday House, 1989 - Coaching (Transportation) - 32 pages
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Neither avalanche, nor Indians, nor flooding river can keep a daring young stage coach driver from delivering Senator McCorkle to the train station on time.

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Charlie Drives the Stage is a realistic fiction story about an individual named Charlie who drives a stage coach. The person Charlie helps get to a certain destination assumes Charlie is a boy based ... Read full review

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Charlie Drives the Stage is a realistic fiction story about Charlie who drives the stagecoach. He assumes that with everything that Charlie does throughout the story that he is a boy but we find out ... Read full review

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Eric Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1946. He received a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Lafayette College. He also has a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Illinois. He was an elementary school teacher and college professor before becoming a full-time writer. He has published over fifty titles, many of which have won state and national awards. His titles "Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins" won the Caldecott Honor Medal, "The Chanukkah Guest" and "Gershon's Monster" won the Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award and "Anansi and the Talking Melon" won the Utah Children's Choice Award. Kimmel travels nationally and internationally visiting schools and talking about his books and telling stories.

Rounds, who was born in 1906 in a sod house near Wall, South Dakota, and moved to Montana one year later in a covered wagon. He wrote dozens of tall tales and realistic books about rural America, especially North Carolina, where he lived, and Montana, where he was brought up. Rounds first book, Ol' Paul, the Mighty Logger, was published in 1936 by Holiday. He won the AAUW Award in 1983 for Wild Appaloosa. The AAUW Award was created in 1953 to honor North Carolinan children's authors.Rounds died in Pinehurst, NC, September 27, 2002, after a long illness. He was 96.

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