Alice Ramsey's Grand Adventure
By Don BrownReading Level: Pre-School, Early Elementary School
Genre: Non Fiction
Awards: Caldecott Medal,Golden Kite Award,Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin 1997
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A traveling book about an adventurous young woman, Alice Ramsay, who drives across the country in 1909. Despite facing natural and manmade obstacles - including poor roads and a lack of traffic signs - Alice's westward voyage ends triumphantly in San Francisco, making this a charming tale of a girl and a nation in transition.