Ben Montgomery’s book about Grandma has just won the 2014 Outdoor Book Award — I think that means Emma won it , too! Read all about it at
Appalachian Trail tale tops 2014 Outdoor Book Awards
OUTDOOR READING — They call her Grandma Gatewood. She carries an umbrella, wears a checked skirt, and she loves to hike.
In fact, she is the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. After her first 2,000-mile hike, she did it again, becoming the first person – man or woman – to hike it twice. And then for good measure, she hiked it a third time.
Grandma Gatewood is the subject of a new book which is one of the award recipients of the 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards, announced today.