Velva Jean Learns to Drive

Author: Jennifer Niven

In this spellbinding debut, Velva Jean Hart finds true love-and then risks everything to follow her dreams. Set in Appalachia in the years before World War II, Velva Jean Learns to Drive is a poignant story of a spirited young girl growing up in the gold-mining and moonshining South. Before she dies, Velva Jean’s mother urges her to “live out there in the great wide world”….Read More

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