Maybelle the Cable Car by Virginia Lee BurtonMaybelle the Cable Car by Virginia Lee Burton

Maybelle the Cable Car

byVirginia Lee Burton

Paperback | March 19, 2004

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By recounting actual events in San Francisco's effort to keep the city's cable cars running, this classic story illustrates how the voice of the people can be heard in the true spirit of democracy.
Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children. The winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal for THE LITTLE HOUSE, Burton's books include heroes and happy endings, lively illustrations, and a dash of nostalgia. She lived with her two sons, Aristides and Mic...
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Title:Maybelle the Cable CarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 9.44 × 0.22 inPublished:March 19, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395840031

ISBN - 13:9780395840030

Appropriate for ages: 4

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From Our Editors

Maybelle loves to carry people up and down the hilly streets of San Francisco, until the City Fathers decide that she should be taken out of service in the name of progress

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The reissue of Maybelle the Cable Car, with original art retrieved from the San Francisco Public Library archives, is a happy occasion." The Five Owls "