Book: T Model Tommy

Revisiting an important book about a boy and his Model T.

Sarah's Notebook

I used to try hard to come up with books my little brother would read. He actually tried a few of them, but I can’t say I had a ton of success. One that I had given him that he enjoyed was called T Model Tommy by Stephen W. Meader.  I’ve recently been trying to encourage his godchildren to read and when he objected to my latest suggestion, I was surprised when he said they ought to read T Model Tommy. He remembered the book in detail (it’s been at least 15 years since he read it) and was positive they would too. I looked online and original copies seem to be going for about $80. However, I was absolutely delighted to discover it’s back in print, courtesy of the Historical Construction Equipment Association. They seem to have as fond memories of it as my brother. They have reprinted it…

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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