Furnace Mountain by Rebecca Patrick-Howard (ePUB)

Furnace Mountain: or The Day President Roosevelt Came to Town by Rebecca Patrick-Howard
English | Fiction/Classics | Series: N/A | 380 KB

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Dear Mr. Roosevelt…

The small town of Furnace Mountain, Kentucky is dying. In the mid-1930s the Great Depression has found the sleepy little railroad town and wreaked its havoc. With the bank taking businesses and farms, it feels like there are more boarded-up storefronts than there are people left. Sidewalks are empty, the formerly grand train depot has caved in, fronts doors are being locked at night, and even the annual Gingerroot Festival has been canceled. Morale in this place that the rest of the country has forgotten about is at an all-time low. When 9-year-old Sam writes a letter to President Roosevelt and invites him to