Chapter 1.  Born Near the Bayou But Never See Alligators  

Chapter 2.  Jacks, Jump Rope, and Spelling Word Stories  

Chapter 3.  Marching in Formation, Wearing White Gloves  

Chapter 4.  Learning the Rebel Yell  

Chapter 5.  One Hundred-Plus Books on the Shelf my Husband Built for Me
Chapter 6.  Teaching to Trip the Light Fantastic on the Page  

Chapter 7.  “Mama, Are You Putting on a Lady?”  

Chapter 8.  I’ll Climb the Rungs if I Can Find the Ladder  

Chapter 9.  Look, Ma, No Hands!  

Chapter 10.  Green Thoughts, Green Wood  

Chapter 11.  Coming of Age: To Be Continued