The Mermaid's Purse Read & download Ë 109

Read & download The Mermaid's Purse

The Mermaid's Purse Read & download Ë 109 ↠ Based on the life of beloved author illustrator Patricia Polacco’s own amazing grandmother this wonderful celebration of reading and community is as exhilarating as it is heartwarming   Young Stella loves books so much her books begin to take over the farmhouse “Why Stell you need your own Based on the life of beloved author illustrator Patricia Polacco’s own amazing grandmother this wonderful celebration of reading and community is as exhilarating as it is heartwarming   Young Stella loves books so much her books begin to take over the farmhouse “Why Stell you need your own library. A girl determined to share her love of books in a small Michigan town Is it any surprise that I adore this book

Patricia Polacco ✓ 9 Read

To hold those books” her pa tells her so he and the neighbors build her one She calls it “the Mermaid’s Purse” since the midwife said Stella was born in one Stella opens the Purse to her neighbors and travels around the countryside sharing her books door to door Not everyone gives them a chanc. How is that Polacco's stories all have happy endings Is it her talent for crafting narratives for events in her life Do we all have such events in our life worth writing about Or was she blessed with a lifetime of interesting events as well as a talent for writing

Characters â E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Patricia Polacco

The Mermaid's PurseE at first like grouchy Pig Ears Lonsberry But farmer Dunkle sure changes his mind when information in a book saves his sick sheep Eventually everybody comes to love the Mermaid’s Purse so when a tornado destroys it scattering Stella’s precious books far and wide the whole community rallies to help. I really love this book The story follows the author's grandmother Estella a child born with an affinity for storms and who develops an early deep love for books She collects books everywhere she can until one day her father builds her a library with their neighbors' help to hold her precious collection She notices that not many of her neighbors seem to understand her love for reading and makes it her mission to share her books and her love of them with her communitySpoiler alert I particularly connected with this book because in the story a tornado rips away Estella's library and with it all her books Only last year I lost my entire life's collection of books all but 4 of well over 500 books were stolen Estella's books eventually find their way back to her and I still can't even believe that I am never getting even one book back I'm slowly working to rebuild my collection from scratch and it will take uite a long time But this story of Estella's community sharing and growing a love for books and stories gives me hope