eBook Across the Wide River download
by William Hewitt
Author: William Hewitt
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press; 1st edition (March 5, 2003)
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Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Growing Up and Facts of Life
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It is the second volume of a trilogy that includes The Year of Decision (1942) and The Course of Empire (1952)
It is the second volume of a trilogy that includes The Year of Decision (1942) and The Course of Empire (1952). Across the Wide Missouri is a history of the fur trade in the American West, during its peak in the 1830s. The trapping of beaver and other animals caused conflicts between the trappers and the various Native American tribes of the Upper Missouri River Basin.
This historical novel for young adult readers tells the story of an American Indian boy and his response to his father's death in the Korean War.
Across the Wide River plunges young readers into the life and death drama of the pre-Civil War Underground Railroad. Peter Marshall Author, The Light and the Glory and From Sea to Shining Sea. During her childhood, Stephanie Reed's family would often pass through Ripley on their way to her grandparents' home. I just finished a great historical fiction book. Across the Wide River. This story began in the 1820's. It tells the story of Lowry Rankin, son of an abolitionist minister.
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Across the River and into the Trees. Across the River and Into the Trees is a novel by American writer Ernest Hemingway, published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1950, after first being serialized in Cosmopolitan magazine earlier that year. The title derives from the last words of . Civil War Confederate General Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson: Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.
Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell is a historical fiction book written by Kristiana Gregory. It was the fifth entry in Scholastic's Dear America.
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This historical novel for young adult readers tells the story of an American Indian boy and his response to his father's death in the Korean War. The major events of the story are true. In 1950 a Winnebago Indian war hero, John R. Rice, was killed in Korea. Hewitt's novel is about the family's long wait for the body to be returned to the United States and the disappointment of Rice's son, John Jr., at the refusal of officials in Sioux City, Iowa, to bury an Indian soldier in the local "whites only" cemetery.
As John Jr. shuttles between reservation and town, he is educated both in school and by his grandfather's stories of the heroism of Crazy Horse and Geronimo. He tests himself with his own rite of passage, a swim across the Missouri River that confirms his worthiness in the eyes of his peers.
"Sympathetic to Indian concerns, it also touches on broader issues of identity and 'being oneself' with which many younger readers can identify."--Thomas Clarkin, University of Texas, author of Federal Indian Policy in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations