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The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard
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The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard
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Jan 07, 2020 | ISBN 9781524768287

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Praise

Inspiring“ —The Wall Street Journal 

“A lovely, inspirational picture-book biography about beating the odds and achieving your dreams.” —Booklist, starred review

“Walker’s determination and her long, long life—she died at 121—offer genuine inspiration.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
 
Enjoy this book with every child you know; let Mary Walker become a household name.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“An absorbing narrative
and excellent illustrations combine to create a moving story of encouragement for youngsters.” —School Library Journal, starred review

A riveting portrait of a strong-willed American icon.” —BookPage, starrred review

Awards

Minnesota Book Award NOMINEE 2022

Rhode Island Children’s Book Award NOMINEE 2022

Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award NOMINEE 2021

Texas Bluebonnet Master List NOMINEE 2021

Virginia Young Readers Program Award NOMINEE 2021

ALSC Notable Children’s Books SELECTION 2021

Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2021

Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices SELECTION 2021

Notable Books for a Global Society Award SELECTION 2021

Ohioana Book Award – About Ohio or an Ohioan FINALIST 2021

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