Dear Hank Williams

Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1627794433
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It's 1948 in Rippling Creek, Louisiana, and Tate P. Ellerbee's new teacher has just given her class an assignment—learning the art of letter-writing. Luckily, Tate has the perfect pen pal in mind: Hank Williams, a country music singer whose star has just begun to rise. Tate and her great-aunt and -uncle listen to him on the radio every Saturday night, and Tate just knows that she and Hank are kindred spirits. Told entirely through Tate's hopeful letters, this beautifully drawn novel from National Book Award–winning author Kimberly Willis Holt gradually unfolds a story of family love, overcoming tragedy, and an insightful girl learning to find her voice. This title has Common Core connections.
Dear Hank Williams
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Kimberly Willis Holt
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-14 - Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

It's 1948 in Rippling Creek, Louisiana, and Tate P. Ellerbee's new teacher has just given her class an assignment—learning the art of letter-writing. Luckily, Tate has the perfect pen pal in mind: Hank Williams, a country music singer whose star has just begun to rise. Tate and her great-aunt and
Dear Hank Williams
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Kimberly Willis Holt
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-10 - Publisher: Turtleback Books

For use in schools and libraries only. In Rippling Creek, Louisiana, in 1948, eleven-year-old Tate writes letters to her favorite country singer, sharing her dreams of becoming a singer and revealing that her mother is in prison.
The Hank Williams Reader
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Patrick Huber, Steve Goodson, David Anderson
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-31 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

When Hank Williams died on New Year's Day 1953 at the age of twenty-nine, his passing appeared to bring an abrupt end to a saga of rags-to-riches success and anguished self-destruction. As it turned out, however, an equally gripping story was only just beginning, as Williams's meteoric rise to stardom,
Holocaust Now
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Tom Berry
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-06-01 - Publisher: iUniverse

"Holocaust Now" A nuclear war is pending as the four children of Mrs. Treven return home for a family reunion. Their marriages reflect the divisions in American society. Claire married a Moslem, Sue-a Jew, Tom-a Black, and David-a Chinese. Their mother fears a dreadful family squabble because of the political
The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Kimberly Willis Holt
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-12 - Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

Kimberly Willis Holt's The Ambassador of Nowhere, Texas is a stunning post-9/11 companion to the National Book Award-winner When Zachary Beaver Came to Town. Decades after the Vietnam War and Toby’s life-changing summer with Zachary Beaver, Toby’s daughter Rylee is at a crossroads—her best friend Twig has started pushing her