Ida Early Comes over the Mountain

Ida Early Comes over the Mountain

by Robert Burch


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A heartwarming tale about the Great Depression

Life in rural Georgia is tough for the Suttons. Their mother has passed away, and the country is in the midst of the Great Depression . But things take a turn for the better when Ida Early comes over the mountain. She offers to help Mr. Sutton with the children, and entertains them with her tall tales of lion taming, working as a cook on a pirate ship, and even a stunt pilot!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140345346
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 11/01/1990
Series: Puffin Book Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 548,903
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 720L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Robert J. Burch (June 25, 1925 – December 25, 2007) was an American writer of 19 children's books for children and young adults. Many of his stories are based on his childhood experiences in rural Georgia during the Great Depression. He was born in Fayette County, Georgia, and spent the majority of his life there.

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