Miss Rumphius

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Scholastic, 1982 - Plants - 32 pages
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As a child, Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all those things, the last being the most difficult of all.

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I loved the illustrations! - LibraryThing
The pictures are beautiful. - LibraryThing
Its not a love story between a man and a woman. - LibraryThing
The art work is beautiful. - LibraryThing
Its a love story of a woman with her dream. - LibraryThing
This is another book that has beautiful pictures. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - foraclass - LibraryThing

The best way that I can describe this book is that it is a great little story about living life and doing what you want and love. The main character grows up listening to adventures that her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Swade0710 - LibraryThing

I LOVE this book. It is one I will share with other families for many years to come. It is a wonderful story about a wonderful old woman and her desire to change the world even if it only ends up being the her little world. Read full review

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