The Pullman Porter

The Pullman Porter

by Vanita Oelschlager

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938164002
Publisher: VanitaBooks, LLC
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Pages: 44
Product dimensions: 8.94(w) x 11.21(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Vanita Oelschlager is a wife, mother, grandmother, philanthropist, former teacher, current caregiver, author and poet. She is a graduate of Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, where she currently serves as a Trustee. Vanita is also Writer in Residence for the Literacy Program at The University of Akron. She and her husband Jim received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in 2006. She won the Congressional ‘Angels in Adoption’ Award for the state of Ohio in 2007 and was named National Volunteer of the Year by the MS society in 2008. She was honored as 2009 Woman Philanthropist of the Year by the Summit County United Way. In May 2011, Vanita received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from University of Mount Union.
Prior to her publishing and writing career, Vanita taught school for 19 years and then helped her husband with his company, Oak Associates. Mother of two daughters, stepmother to a son and daughter, she is grandmother to seven.

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The Pullman Porter 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
megHan-sHena More than 1 year ago
The Pullman Porter I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an unbiased review. No other consideration was offered, expected or received. Beautiful artwork, well written, interesting, educational. This is a good book to use during Black History Month or when you are teaching your kids about trains. There’s a lot of information in this book that led to lots of questions from the class and train play in centers. Usually they all fight over who is going to be the conductor or the driver. This time they fought over who was going to be the Pullman Porter. :)