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The forty-acre swindle / Dave & Neta Jackson ; Illustrated by Anne Gavitt.

Jackson, Dave. (Author). Jackson, Neta. (Added Author). Gavitt, Anne, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Trailblazer books.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile ju JAC (Text) 30477101298044 Children: Chapter Book Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile ju JAC (Text) 30477101298051 Children: Chapter Book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781939445339
  • Physical Description: 142 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : Castle Rock Creative, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142).
Formatted Contents Note:
Stranger in town -- Woodpile up in smoke -- Levee down! -- Pick-up sticks -- Burning money -- Signed in blood -- The letter -- Tuskegee -- The broken strap -- The swindle -- The trial -- Epilogue: 1904 -- More about George Washington Carver.
Summary, etc.:
When his father tries to save the family farm in Alabama in 1898 by following the advice of George Washington Carver, fourteen-year-old Jesse struggles to help in his own way.
Subject: Farm life > Alabama > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943. > Fiction.
Alabama > Fiction.

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