THE GREAT TURKEY WALK
New York: Farrar, Straus,
and Giroux, 1998.
is 1860 and at 15 Simon Green has just finished third grade for the fourth
time. Miss Rogers, his teacher has decided to graduate him with the
advice that it is time for him to "spread his wings." With Miss Rogers'
help, Simon buys 1000 turkeys and sets out on a trek from Missouri to Denver
with a wagonload of corn, a crusty old drover, two mules, and his turkeys.
A series of comical and heartwarming adventures follow. (Carol Richmond,
Librarian, Woodrow Wilson Elementary, Denton, TX firstname.lastname@example.org)
Turkeys -- Fiction
West (U.S.) -- Fiction
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