Children's Hardcover Book, Queenie Peavy, Robert Burch, Fiction, Weekly Reader Book, Collectible


Children's Hardcover Book, Queenie Peavy, Robert Burch, Fiction, Weekly Reader Book, Collectible

A wonderful children's hardcover book called Queenie Peavy by Robert Burch. Weekly reader 1966 edition.

Queenie Peavy is a puzzle to everyone but herself. SHE knows why she fires stones at anything and everything -- isn't she the best shot in Georgia? SHE knows why she is defiant with her teachers and deliberately mean to her schoolmates -- aren't they all against her? And Queenie doesn't care -- not Queenie Peavy! The fact is that Queenie has a chip on her shoulder too big for a lonely thirteen year old to carry. Times have "turned out hard" for everybody in the early 1930s, and they are especially hard for a girl whose idolized father has been in jail and whose mother works long hours. But in spite of all that, Queenie can be happy, for Queenie has character.

Robert J. Burch (1925 – 2007) was an American writer of 19 children's books whose readers are usually young adolescents. Many of his stories are based on his childhood experiences in rural Georgia during the Great Depression

8½ inches in length
5½ inches in width
159 Pages
Published by The Viking Press -- 1966

This book is in very good condition. Binding is tight. There are no marks in this book but there is a name along the pages on the top. Shows light signs of shelf wear.

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