Sunday, July 29, 2012

Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood


My friend Donna and I knew one thing when we started planning Let's Go South '12: we must visit Mississippi, the state in which Augusta Scattergood's Glory Be takes place. To celebrate this outstanding middle-grade novel, we performed the following random act of kindness:


Greetings from Mississippi!

Greetings from Mississippi!

Where Mr. Schu Read This Summer: The Back Scratching Post

The Presidential Back-Scratching post in Lucedale

Where I Read This Summer: The University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi

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Old Mississippi State Capitol

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Old Mississippi State Capitol

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Old Mississippi State Capitol

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Mississippi State Capitol

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Eudora Welty Library

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Eudora Welty Library

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Lemuria Books

Where I Read This Summer: A Cactus Plantation


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Vicksburg National Military Park

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Vicksburg National Military Park

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Borrow Glory Be from your school or public library. Whenever possible, please support independent bookshops.

2 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you visited two of my favorite booksellers. :-> There is rich literary culture in Mississippi. Not to mention the music.

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  2. What a lovely idea! I am having so much fun "following" your trip!

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