The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner by Walter Dean MyersThe Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner by Walter Dean Myers

The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner

byWalter Dean Myers

Paperback | August 25, 1994

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Wanted: One low-lifed, sniveling scoundrel

Artemis Bonner wants to set the record straight. He's just arrived in Tombstone, Arizona, to avenge the murder of his uncle Ugly Ned Bonner. And if he happens to stumble across the gold mine his uncle described on his deathbed, then would be just fine, too.

The murderous scalawag Catfish Grimes and his equally odious campaignion Lucy Featherdip are on the loose. They're desperate to find the gold mine and claim it for themselves as Artemis and his sidekick, Frolic, chase the pair from Mexico to the Alaskan Territory and back again. Artemis and Catfish are headed for a showdown in front of the Bird Cage Saloon...the exact spot where Uncle Ugly met his Untimely Demise. Here's the whole story -- and the Truth as well.

Walter Dean Myers is the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, winner of the first Michael L. Printz award, and Harlem, a Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Book. The inaugural recipient of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement, he is considered one of the preeminent writers for child...
Title:The Righteous Revenge of Artemis BonnerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.31 inPublished:August 25, 1994Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064404625

ISBN - 13:9780064404624

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


From Our Editors

After Artemis Bonner’s Uncle Ned tells him about a gold mine from his deathbed, Artemis embarks on two quests. The first is a journey to avenge his uncle’s death. The second is an exploration to discover the mother lode. Artemis faces two tough competitors for the fabled mine. Walter Dean Myers’ realistic dialogue and vivid language bring the Old West to life in The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner.

Editorial Reviews

"Affected dialogue, authentic period touches and a few unexpected twists are inventively blended in this offbeat yarn." (Starred reivew)--" Publishers Weekly