Age Range: 8 – 12
Purchase this eBook through the following vendors:
F&P: GRL T, Gr 5, Genre HF
Themes: Courage, Determination, Natchez Trail, Racism
BISAC 1: JUV016140 JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century
BISAC 2: JUV001000 JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC 3: JUV030060 JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / General
“A fast-paced story set against the backdrop of the Natchez Trace in the early 1800s…. Broad strokes of historical details enrich the storyline. Zeb and Hannah are able to sustain themselves, and the plot, with their pluck and determination.” ―School Library Journal
Best Books for Young Teen Readers ―R. R. Bowker
Georgia Author of the Year (Best of Middle Reader Division) ―Georgia Writers Association, 1998
Volunteer State Book Awards (Master List, Grades 4-6) ―Tennessee Association of School Librarians, 2000-2001
You May Also Like
Meet the Author
Stan Applegate holds degrees from Pennsylvania State University and Columbia University. He worked in education for many years, as a teacher, as chief of education science and technology for USAID in the Dominican Republic and Colombia, for the office of American affairs in education, and as vice president for research and sponsored programs at the University of South Carolina. He passed away in 2018.
Meet the Illustrator
James Watling lives in Canada, where he is a professor of art education at McGill University. He has illustrated over twenty-five books for children.