Told through the correspondence between the young narrator and his grandmother, Letters from Hillside Farm provides a glimpse of life during the Great Depression of the 1930's. Young George moves from Cleveland, Ohio to a farm in central Wisconsin. He shares his discovery of rural life and the realities of tough times with his Grandmother Strunkmeyer.
About the Author
Jerry Apps writes novels and nonfiction about the outdoors, country life, and rural living for adults and children. He was elected a Fellow in the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters in 2012 and received the 2008 First Place Nature Writing Award from the Midwest Independent Publishers Association and the 2007 Major Achievement Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers. He and his wife live in Madison, Wisconsin.