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

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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

About 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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Rocks, Friends, and Basketball 1

Chapter 2 Victory and Danger 6

Chapter 3 Memories 14

Chapter 4 Tired Firefighters 21

Chapter 5 Driving North 26

Chapter 6 Will's Good Idea 38

Chapter 7 Changes on the Mountain 47

Chapter 8 A Park without a Mountain 56

Chapter 9 School Chums 62

Chapter 10 Babies and Blizzards 67

Chapter 11 The Pot Boils Over 73

Chapter 12 View from the Birches 78

Chapter 13 May 20, 1935! 84

About the Civilian Conservation Corps 91

Ascutney, Will Ryan, and the Civilian Conservation Corps: A Note from the Author 94

About the Photographs 96

A Selection of Historical CCC Photographs 98

Acknowledgments 106

The Adventures of Will Ryan and the Civilian Conservation Corps Series 108

For Further Exploration 110

Topics and Questions for Discussion 113

About the Author 117

Books Judith Edwards 119

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