Publisher description for My great-aunt Arizona / by Gloria Houston ; illustrated by Susan Condie Lamb.
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Arizona was born in a log cabin her papa built. She grew into a tall girl who liked to sing, square-dance, and -- most of all -- read and dream of the faraway places she would visit one day.
Arizona never did make it to those places. Instead she became a teacher, helping generations of children in the one-room schoolhouse which she herself had attended. Gloria Houston's Joyous recounting of her great-aunt Arizona's quiet yet meaningful life reminds us of the magical place a special teacher can hold in our hearts.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Hughes, Arizona Houston, -- 1876-1969 -- Juvenile literature.
Teachers -- Appalachian Region -- Biography. -- Juvenile literature.
Hughes, Arizona Houston, -- 1876-1969.