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Swift rivers

Cornelia Meigs

Swift rivers

by Cornelia Meigs

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Published by Little, Brown and Company in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Illustrated lining-papers.

Statementby Cornelia Meigs; with illus. in color by Peter Hurd.
SeriesThe Beacon hill bookshelf
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M515 Sw4
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 3-269 p.
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6349985M
LC Control Number37004384
OCLC/WorldCa1600200

Swift Rivers. Eighteen-year-old Chris spends a winter with his grandfather in a cabin in Minnesota. In the spring, they harvest timber and float it down the Mississippi., Cornelia Meigs. Book A Weed is a Flower Brief text and pictures present the life of the man, born a slave, who became a scientist and devoted his entire life to helping. Get this from a library! Swift rivers. [Cornelia Meigs] -- After being turned out by his mean-spirited uncle, Chris Dahlberg decides to harvest some of the timber on his grandfather's land in Minnesota and float the giant logs down the Mississippi River to.

Hardcover, tan cloth lettered in dark blue, in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. pages. Illustrated with pictorial end-papers and 17 black and white images by Forrest W. Orr. First edition. Newbery Award winner for , this is a children’s’ adventure tale about logging down the Goose Wing and Mississippi Rivers from northern Minnesota to St. Read more». Swift Rivers tells about 19th century logging, and the transportation of enormous trees from Minnesota on down the Mississippi River. This isn't a well-known aspect of settling America, but it is fascinating!

  Swift Rivers. Cornelia Meigs. / Walker. pages. It was the summer that Chris Dahlberg was seventeen that he mowed the high meadow alone for the first time. I can't say that I LOVED Swift Rivers. But I can say that I did enjoy it--most of it at least. I checked it out from the library not really knowing what to expect. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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Swift Rivers was written as literature for children, not popular fiction. The style may seem a bit quaint today, but it is lovely, refined, and appropriate to the era, culture, and setting.

To me, it was especially refreshing to follow the story of a good, thoughtful young man who works hard and cares about others/5(11). Swift Rivers was a wonderful story, written in the language of the period (mid s) with characters appropriate for our early country.

The only thing that bothered me was all of the clear-cutting of the timber during that period. Wood was an important product, but not replanting the trees was something that was/5.

About Swift Rivers. Newbery Honor book Barred from his family home-stead by his mean-spirited uncle, eighteen-year-old Chris weathers a Minnesota winter in a small cabin with his grandfather. Poverty and the tempting stories of a wandering Easterner convince Chris to harvest the trees on his grandfather's land and float the logs down the spring floodwaters of the Mississippi to the lumber mills.

Fiction Chris Dahlberg, an orphaned teenager, is locked out of his hateful uncle's home. With the help of his grandfather and some friends, Chris embarks on an exciting logging expedition down the Mississippi River to St.

Louis. Chris Dahlberg, an orphaned teenager, is locked out of his hateful uncle's home. The Paperback of the Swift Rivers by Cornelia Meigs at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!/5(2). Swift Rivers Eighteen-year-old Chris spends a winter with his grandfather in a cabin in Minnesota.

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Louis, in The protagonist is Chris Dahlberg, the antagonist is. Children's Books, History, Literature and Fiction Grade Levels: Fifth grade, Sixth grade, Seventh grade, Eighth grade, Ninth grade, Tenth grade Submitted By: Carrie Karnos Proofread By: Kenny Peyatt Usage Restrictions: This is a copyrighted : Cornelia Meigs.

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