Snowshoe Thompson by Nancy Smiler LevinsonSnowshoe Thompson by Nancy Smiler Levinson

Snowshoe Thompson

byNancy Smiler Levinson

Paperback | December 15, 1995

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Danny wishes his dad would come home from Nevada for Christmas and writes him a letter to tell him so. When snow cuts off the mail until spring, only postman John Thompson can get through the Sierra Nevada Mountains to deliver his letter. "Based on a true story, this is lively historical fiction with a nice sense of character and adventure, [and] the illustrations are packed with feeling and action." —BL.

Notable 1992 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

Nancy Smiler Levinson has written many popular books for young readers, including Magellan and the First Voyange Around the World and the I Can Read Books Clara and the Bookwagon, illustrated by Carolyn Croll, and Snowshoe Thompson, illustrated by Joan Sandin. She lives in Beverly Hills, California.
Title:Snowshoe ThompsonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.19 inPublished:December 15, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064442063

ISBN - 13:9780064442060

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

From Our Editors

One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson"