Mary's Purse

by Gail M. Tharp



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/12/2006

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 24
ISBN : 9781412052894

About the Book

Mary's Purse is set in the era of the 1920's and takes the reader to a time when daily deliveries were part of the home life. The young reader travels through the week with Mary to meet a new visitor each day. Mary goes to her worn purse to pay each person she has given an order. Gail has presented a unique way for the young reader to be involved in the story and gain a valuable math experience.

About the Author

Gail M. Tharp was born in upstate New York and moved to Indiana as a young adult. She became interested in history and intrigued with vivid stories told to her by her relatives. This is the third book she has authored.

Her first book, Abners Creek Baptist Church is the historical life of a congregation between 1836-1926. Winter Harvest is an illustrated children's book about the days of harvesting ice from the rivers and lakes. She and her family live in Danville, Indiana.

Mary's Purse is the second book in a historical series.