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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User Review  - peyrobs - LibraryThing

The message shows that children are inspired or taught what they know in life by their elders among them. They will live the life they choose to live by the people they grew up with. Whether it being ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah.Lew - LibraryThing

This book is appropriate for kindergarten through third grade. I can relate to Miss Rumphius because I really want to travel and see the world while leaving my mark on it too. I love that she scatters ... Read full review

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