Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Hood County Library 2015 Summer Reading Challenge Book #20 - Set in Texas

The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly.

Historical fiction set in Fentress, Texas, in 1901-02.

Below is a 1911 map of the Fentress area.  You can also see towns of Lockhart and Prairie Lea which are mentioned in the story, as well as the San Marcos River that plays a part.  The map is from the United States Geological Service (USGS) Historical Topographic Map Explorer.

Review is here.

© Amanda Pape - 2015

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