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Trouble on the Mountain: The Adventures of Will Ryan and the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1934-35
     

Trouble on the Mountain: The Adventures of Will Ryan and the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1934-35

by Judith Edwards
 

Trouble on the Mountain is the second of a series of three books for Middle Grade readers set in 1930s Vermont, based on the author's solid historical research, familiarity with the region, and imagined young protagonist. The specific corpsmen who become his friends are also imaginary but their tasks, travails, and stories are actual details and anecdotes from

Overview

Trouble on the Mountain is the second of a series of three books for Middle Grade readers set in 1930s Vermont, based on the author's solid historical research, familiarity with the region, and imagined young protagonist. The specific corpsmen who become his friends are also imaginary but their tasks, travails, and stories are actual details and anecdotes from Ascutney and other Civilian Conservation Corps camps.

The narrative is followed by: a short essay on the Civilian Conservation Corps; fourteen historical photos provided by the national CCC Legacy organization; and eight Topics and Questions for Discussion focused on issues in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884592607
Publisher:
Images From The Past, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2012
Pages:
118
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

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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