The Ride of Molly Tynes

The Ride of Molly Tynes
SubtitleA Tale Passed Down
PublisherBelle Isle Books
Release Date2019-04-24
Author(s)Mary Alice Barksdale and Donna Jessie Fogelsong; illustrated by Emily Hurst Pritchett
SummaryWhen Molly Tynes learns of an impending attack on a neighboring town, she mounts her horse without hesitation, risking life and limb to warn and protect her community. Four mountains, rough trails, and wild animals stand between Molly and her journey’s end. Through this legendary tale of a courageous Civil War-era woman, the storytelling tradition of Southwest Virginia lives on.