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The devil's highway : The Outlaw Years on the Natchez Trace. / Stan Applegate.

Applegate, Stan. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781561458516 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.

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Summary, etc.:
Set in 1811 against the dramatic backdrop of the dangerous Natchez Trace, this exciting historical novel tells the story of fourteen-year-old Zeb and eleven-year-old Hannah who team up to make their way safely down the trail from Franklin, Tennessee, to Natchez, Mississippi. Zeb, who does not believe the story he hears that his grandfather was killed by thieves along the trail, is determined to find him. Hannah, who miraculously escaped from the treacherous Mason gang, hopes to be reunited with both her Choctaw Indian friends and her family.When the two daring young adventurers reach the Choctaw village, Zeb is befriended by the Indians and is rewarded for his bravery through initiation into the tribe. Reuniting Hannah with her family is only half of Zeb's goal. Can he find his grandfather? Is he even still alive?As the children narrowly escape life-threatening situations along their journey, Zeb and Hannah learn to value each other's survival skills, courage, and...
Target Audience Note:
Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
620 Lexile.
4.5 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note:
Electronic reproduction. Atlanta : Peachtree Publishers, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5706 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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