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The great turkey walk

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
700L
Description
Yeeeeeee-haw! Git along, little . . . turkeys? Big, brawny Simon Green, who's just completed third grade (for the fourth time), may not be book smart, but he's nobody's fool. When it's time to be done with school and make his way in the world, Simon hatches a plan that could earn him a bundle. He intends to herd a huge flock of bronze turkeysall the way from his home in eastern Missouri to the boomtown of Denver, where they'll fetch a mighty price. In the year 1860, the hazards of such a trek are many - how does one shepherd the birds across a river, for instance? - but Simon is undaunted. Accompanied by a faithful drover, and eventually to be joined by two boon companions, he undertakes the biggest journey of his young life, in this high-spirited Wild Wild West adventure by an acclaimed author of historical fiction.
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ISBN:
9780374327736
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.5, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
700L
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Last Grouping Update 2019-08-22 09:16:29AM
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subject_facet Turkeys -- Juvenile fiction
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