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Author Cooney, Barbara, 1917-2000.
Title Miss Rumphius : story and pictures / by Barbara Cooney.
Pub Info New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 1985, c1982.
book jacket
 Woods Hole - Children's  J PICTURE Cooney     AVAILABLE
Descript [32] p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 26 cm.
Series Picture puffins
Picture Puffins.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 3.8 0.5 0.5 5028
Houghton Mifflin reading program.
Summary As a child Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all those things, the last being the most difficult of all.
Audience Ages 003-009.
Lexile: 680.
Awards American Book Award, 1983
Subject Single women -- Fiction.
Responsibility in girls -- Fiction.
Girls -- Fiction.
Nonsexist children's literature.
Realistic fiction.
Aunts -- Fiction.
Aunts -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Children's literature.
ISBN 0140505393 (pbk.)
9780140505399 (pbk.)
9780812445978 (PFNL)
081244597X (PFNL)
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