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At the Mountain's Base

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Binding: Hardcover
Picture Books
List Price: $17.99
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ISBN: 9780735230606
Publisher: Penguin Random House Company
Language: English
Page Count: 32
Publication Date: 9/17/2019
Size: 11.46" l x 8.84" w x 0.67
Series: N/A

A family, separated by duty and distance, waits for a loved one to return home in this lyrical picture book celebrating the bonds of a Cherokee family and the bravery of history-making women pilots.

At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a family -- loving, weaving, cooking, and singing. The strength in their song sustains them through trials on the ground and in the sky, as they wait for their loved one, a pilot, to return from war.

With an author's note that pays homage to the true history of Native American U.S. service members like WWII pilot Ola Mildred "Millie" Rexroat, this is a story that reveals the roots that ground us, the dreams that help us soar, and the people and traditions that hold us up.

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