The Hard-Times Jar

By Ethel Footman Smothers, Illustrated by John Holyfield (Frances Foster Books – 2003)                                                                                                                             The story based on the author’s own childhood. Emma, the daughter of poor migrant workers, longs to own a real book, and when she turns eight and must to attend a new school, she is amazed to discover a whole library in her classroom.IMG_1812