Don't Forget Winona

Don't Forget Winona Cover

Don't Forget Winona

By Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson; Kimberly Bulcken Root (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780060271978, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2004

Description
Winona waved her kerchief and called: "Good-bye, cat Good-bye, swing Don't forget me "

Like so many Americans in the late 1930s, Winona's family must flee the dust bowl and begin the long trip west to California in hopes of starting a better life. The road they travel is Route 66, now a celebrated historic highway. Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson's beautiful text and the illuminated artwork of Kimberly Bulcken Root bring this one journey of thousands to life. don't forget winona is not only a stirring portrait of the migration westward that would reshape the face of America, but it is also a celebration of how the strength of a family can weather the most difficult of times.

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