Beatinest Boy

Beatinest Boy

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by Jesse Stuart, Jim Wayne Miller, Jerry A. Herndon, Robert Henneberger, James M. Gifford
     
 

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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

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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.

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I would recommend this book for a friend because it has lots of exciting events like when David and his Grandma robbed the bees. If my friend liked this book he/she would also like Old Ben.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945084136
Publisher:
Stuart, Jesse Foundation, The
Publication date:
08/28/1989
Pages:
79
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.25(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.[1] Stuart was named the Poet Laureate of Kentucky in 1954.

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