Beatinest Boyby Jesse Stuart, Jesse H. Stuart, James M. Gifford (Editor), Jerry A. Herndon (Editor), Jim W. Miller (Editor)
The Beatinest Boy is the first actual book written for children by Jesse Stuart. It recounts the story of the orphaned David, who moves in with Grandma Beverly. David soon comes to love his grandmother. As Christmas nears, he wants to buy her a present, but he can’t bring himself to kill the possums for their skins. Then with Christmas just days away he suddenly thinks of a present that he can make for her that has been right there all along.
- Stuart, Jesse Foundation, The
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- Product dimensions:
- 5.66(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.46(d)
- Age Range:
- 8 - 11 Years
Meet the Author
Jesse Hilton Stuart (August 8, 1907 – February 17, 1984) was an American writer who is known for writing short stories, poetry, children's book and novels about Southern Appalachia. Born and raised in Greenup County, Kentucky, Stuart relied heavily on the rural locale of Northeastern Kentucky for his writings. Stuart was named the Poet Laureate of Kentucky in 1954.
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