Miss Rumphius Study Guide

Miss Rumphius Study Guide

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When she is young, Miss Alice Rumphius sets two goals for herself. She will follow in her grandfather's footsteps and travel to faraway places, and then settle down by the sea. Her grandfather tells her she has one more thing she must do, she must make the world more beautiful. Little Alice agrees although she does not know how she will do it.&lt;br /&gt;<br />&lt;br /&gt;<br />When she grows up, she does travel to faraway places, she even meets a tropical island king, and then she comes home to settle by the sea. When her garden lupines escape to to a nearby hillside, she discovers a way to make the world more beautiful. &lt;br /&gt;<br />&lt;br /&gt;<br />Now, a very old woman, Miss Rumphius entertains the neighborhood children with her stories of faraway places. Her niece, Alice, says she will follow in her footsteps and travel to faraway places and then settle by the sea. Miss Rumphius tells her niece there is one more thing she must do; she must make the world more beautiful. &lt;br /&gt;<br />&lt;br /&gt;<br />A beautiful generational story.&lt;br /&gt;<br />Setting: Maine, approx. 1900&lt;br /&gt;<br />Guide: 40 pages; 6 sectionsshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 213.4 x 274.3 x 5.1mm | 113.4g
  • PROGENY PRESS #781
  • English
  • 9781586093075