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Little Merchants: The Golden Era of Youth Delivering Newspapers Perfect Paperback – October 8, 2013
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Illuminating an era of Americana, Sandra Walker has captivated the story of youth as newspaper carriers, portraying their experiences in a compelling chronicle. Little Merchants is a fascinating, informative, and humorous read. --Joe Forsee, Executive Director, ICMA
The character-building and business steps in delivering papers every day set the foundation upon which successful careers were built. Little Merchants relays the children's time as carriers in an entertaining way. --Virgil Fassio, Publisher Seattle PI
Stories about the trials and triumphs of paperboys make for interesting reading. For those who carried papers in their youth, Little Merchants will bring back memories that shaped their adult lives. --Cary Thorp, Ph.D. University of Nebraska
About the Author
Sandra Walker began the newspaper carrier project to honor her brother's memory, since as a boy he delivered the Mount Vernon Daily News in Ohio. Discovering abundant stories, she expanded the project across America interviewing hundreds of former paperboys and girls. As a teacher and counselor, she understood the rowdiness and reliability of these energetic children. She lives by Puget Sound and is active with Northwest writers' associations.
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