Appalachian Scrapbook: An A,B,C of Growing up in the Mountains

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Appalachian Scrapbook: An A,B,C of Growing up in the Mountains


Grade school textbook about Appalachia


Elementary, Appalachia, children, topical


Published in 1988, this children’s scrapbook is based on an oral history project conducted by Pauline Cheek.. Cheek based her fictional characters Mrs. Gwen Carter, Eugene, Emma, and Ellie on the adventures of her and her three children, Edith, Edwin, and Elizabeth. The scrapbook narrates the culture and heritage of the Southern Highlands, and has been a great addition to classrooms since its publication,


Pauline Cheek


Appalachian Consortium Press

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Pauline Cheek, “Appalachian Scrapbook: An A,B,C of Growing up in the Mountains

,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed November 22, 2017,