Invasion on the Mountain: The Adventures of Will Ryan and the Civilian Conservation Corps 1933

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"This is the first of three fictional books for children, based on the author's historical research, familiarity with the region, and imagined young protagonist. Will Ryan, in the spring of 1933, learns he must share his beloved Ascutney Mountain with the young men of the 129th Company of the Civilian Conservation Corps. This invasion turns out, through many adventures, to benefit both Will and his new CCC friends. The book includes historic photos of the camp, road building, and the terrain. "

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Overview

"This is the first of three fictional books for children, based on the author's historical research, familiarity with the region, and imagined young protagonist. Will Ryan, in the spring of 1933, learns he must share his beloved Ascutney Mountain with the young men of the 129th Company of the Civilian Conservation Corps. This invasion turns out, through many adventures, to benefit both Will and his new CCC friends. The book includes historic photos of the camp, road building, and the terrain. "

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781884592553
  • Publisher: Images From The Past, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Pages: 90
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Judith Edwards, author of The Great Expedition of Lewis and Clark (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and twelve other young adult, middle grade, and children's books, lives in southeastern Vermont near Mount Ascutney State Park - one of many parks nationwide whose roads, stone buildings, and campsites were created by CCC corpsmen in the 1930s.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Chapter One: To the Mountain
Chapter Two: Invasion
Chapter Three: Sharing the Mountain
Chapter Four: News and New Boots
Chapter Five: Will Makes Friends
Chapter Six: Advisor to the CCC
Chapter Seven: Rocks, Rocks, and More Rocks
Chapter Eight: Reading, Lemonade, and Cookies
Chapter Nine: Practical Jokes and Chores
Chapter Ten: Shock
Chapter Eleven: Incredible News
Chapter Twelve: The Fires of Winter, and Home!
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