Trouble River by Betsy ByarsTrouble River by Betsy Byars

Trouble River

byBetsy Byars

Paperback | September 1, 1989

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Safety is downriver—but first there’s trouble ahead.

As soon as Dewey Martin sees the Indian creeping toward the cabin—and toward his unsuspecting grandmother—he knows what to do: knock him down and take off before the rest of the raiding party arrives. The only means of escape is Dewey’s homemade raft, and lying in its path are rapids, wolves, Indians, and forty miles of uncharted river. Can a boy who’s never manned an oar and an old frontierswoman be the first to make it down Trouble River?

“[An] original, suspenseful story of pioneer life, enlivened by touches of humor and vivid characterizations.”—Booklist 

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Betsy Byars has written over sixty books for young people. Her first book was published in 1962 and since then she has published regularly. Her books have been translated into nineteen languages and she gets thousands of letters from readers in the United States and from all over the world.She has won many awards. Among them are the Ne...
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Title:Trouble RiverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 0.34 inPublished:September 1, 1989Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140342435

ISBN - 13:9780140342437

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Faced with the imminent danger of attack by marauding Indians while both his parents are away, twelve-year-old Dewey Martin prevails upon his grandmother to escape by means of his homemade log raft".--Booklist