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Alone: The Journey of the Boy Sims

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4.2 out of 5
Based on 18 Ratings and 7 Reviews

Book Description
Orphaned at thirteen, pioneer Joshua Sims joins a survey crew helping to build Michigan Road in order to pay for his family's northern Indiana homestead. When the surveyors' ink supply is accidentally lost in the Tippecanoe River, Sims is ordered to travel alone to Detroit, Michigan, to obtain more. Traveling by foot, boat, and horseback, Sims meets runaway slaves, Native Americans, canal builders... More
Book Information
PublisherIndiana Historical Society
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages194
ISBN-100871952661
ISBN-13978-0871952660
Publication Date09/23/2008
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About Alan Garinger (Author) : Alan Garinger is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Alan Garinger include Alone: The Journey of the Boy Sims, Jeremiah Stokley, Naturalist, ... more
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