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When the river ran backward [electronic resource]. Emily Crofford.

Crofford, Emily. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781575051741 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781467766517 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 2013.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: Fifteen-year-old Laurel Mawston has just moved to the Mississippi River town of New Madrid with her parents and brother when disaster strikes. A series of terrible earthquakes devastate New Madrid and the land around it, tearing up trees and altering rivers, wrecking houses, and injuring or killing people and animals. Laurel and her family find themselves living outdoors, working to save their animals and their home. Through weeks of hardship, Laurel discovers that challenges can bring people together in unexpected ways. Join Laurel as she relates this exciting and touching story of adventure, newfound love, and courage during a little-known episode of American history.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
6.1 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1454 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1068 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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