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One Came Home (2013)
(eBook)


Published: [S.l.]: Random House Children's Books, 2013
Description:  272 p
ISBN/ISSN: 9780375989346,
Language:  English


Winner of the 2014 Newbery Honor Book Award

“An adventure, a mystery, and a love song to the natural world. . . . Run out and read it. Right now.” Newbery Medalist Karen Cushman In the town of Placid, Wisconsin, in 1871, Georgie Burkhardt is known for two things: her uncanny aim with a rifle and her habit of speaking her mind plainly. But when Georgie blurts out something she shouldn't, her older sister Agatha flees, running off with a pack of "pigeoners" trailing the passenger pigeon migration. And when the sheriff returns to town with an unidentifiable body wearing Agatha's blue-green ball gown everyone assumes the worst. Except Georgie. Refusing to believe the facts that are laid down (and coffined) before her, Georgie sets out on a journey to find her sister. She will track every last clue and shred of evidence to bring Agatha home. Yet even with resolute determination and her trusty Springfield single-shot, Georgie is not prepared for what she faces on the western frontier

Children/juvenile

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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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