Map Banjo Granny's Travels
Banjo Granny
by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Banjo Granny travels from her home state of Iowa to her grandson's home in California.  Use a transparency of this map/master to discuss the locations important to the author of Banjo Granny and to the story itself.  Click on the map to access a pdf full-sized version of the master.

Story Map for Banjo Granny

Answers for the map master:
  1. State of Maine (where Martin was born and raised).
  2. State of Vermont (the home state of Wilson A. Bentley [Snowflake Bentley]).
  3. State of Iowa (Martin's home state now).
  4. Missouri River
  5. Rocky Mountains
  6. Sierra Desert
  7. State of California (Owen's home state when his granny came to visit).

For more suggestions of how to  extend the experience with Banjo Granny visit the author's website/page featuring this book.

And for links about bluegrass music and Bill Monroe and his brothers - the originators of bluegrass music, and for names of others who are well-known in the bluegrass genre of music, visit the Jackie Martin's Banjo page.

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