Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds

by Cynthia Rylant and Barry Moser

A short essay eloquently characterizes the people of Appalachia as inexorably tied... read more

A short essay eloquently characterizes the people of Appalachia as inexorably tied to the landscape and each other. Barry Moser's softly colored watercolor illustrations realistically capture ordinary movements in ordinary lives. The text and pictures combine to present a loving, respectful and slightly romanticized portrait of a people and place frequently misunderstood and stereotyped by outsiders. (Ages 7-11)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1991

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