Mary Ellen Boxed Set by May Justus

Mary Ellen Boxed Set

By May Justus
Level 6

These heartwarming stories from the Tennessee mountains highlight the triumphs and trials of Mary Ellen Morrison, her Granny Allen, and all their dear friends and neighbors over the course of two school years. In that time, Mary Ellen, a kind and generous child, becomes a gracious and capable young woman as she works hard to help support herself and Granny Allen. With a passion for reading, a heart for service, and a mind for sharing, author May Justus was the ideal advocate of good juvenile literature in rural Appalachia. She dedicated her life to providing wholesome books and quality education for children; in the process, she wrote a beautiful array of children’s books sure to be cherished for many years to come.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region North America, United States, Tennessee
Genre Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
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  • 5 Moral Value
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  • 5 Literary Value
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