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Swift Rivers

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4 out of 5
Based on 394 Ratings and 22 Reviews

Book Description
Barred from his family home- stead by his mean-spirited uncle, eighteen-year-old Chris weathers a Minnesota winter in a small cabin with his grandfather. Poverty and the tempting stories of a wandering Easterner convince Chris to harvest the trees on his grandfather's land and float the logs down the spring floodwaters of the Mississippi to the lumber mills in Saint Louis. Filled with stories of r... More
Book Information
PublisherWalker and Company
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages269
ISBN-100802774199
ISBN-13978-0802774194
Publication Date05/01/1994
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About Cornelia Meigs (Author) : Cornelia Meigs is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Cornelia Meigs include Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Aurhor of Little Women, Swif... more
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About Forrest W. Orr (Illustrator) : Forrest W. Orr is a published illustrator of young adult books. Published credits of Forrest W. Orr include Swift Rivers (Newbery Honor Roll).
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