Stand Straight, Ella Kate

Stand Straight, Ella Kate

The True Story of A Real Giant

Book - 2010
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A fictionalized biography of Ella Kate Ewing, born in 1872, who was eight feet tall by the age of seventeen and who became financially independent by traveling the country for nearly twenty years appearing at museums, exhibitions, and in circus shows.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2010.
ISBN: 9780803734043
Branch Call Number: E KLI
Characteristics: 32 pages ;,30 cm
Additional Contributors: Klise, M. Sarah


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Rita - an example of how non-fiction can have wonderful illustrations too.

By the time Ella Kate was 13, she was already 6 feet tall! This is the true story of a girl who braved the stares and comments of others so that she could make a better life for herself and her family.

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Dec 31, 2013

wonderful illustrations with easy text for kids; very inspirational.

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