[Read] ➫ Hank of Twin Rivers, Book One ➳ M.C. Arvanitis – Realestatelawcenter.us

Hank of Twin Rivers, Book One This First Book Of The Series Introduces Twelve Year Old Hank Heaton And His Family Who Follow The Emigrants Trail From Iowa Along The Missouri River To The Merging Platte Rivers In Western Nebraska In The Mid 1800 S Historically Correct, The Novel Takes Readers Into The Exciting And Dangerous Adventures Of A Pioneer Boy The Story Begins At A Settlement In Buck Creek, Iowa Hank Lives With His Over Protective Mother And A Domineering Father Who Believes That Harsh Discipline Will Make His Son Into A Man When Cholera Takes His Mother And His Little Sister, Hank S Only Comforts Are His Wisecracking, Fiddle Playing Irish Uncle His Pet Cow, Clementine And Memories Of His Adored Mother.When Hank S Father Decides To Homestead Land In Western Nebraska, Hank Rebels Pa S Discipline Is Quick And Painful And Hank Has To Obey They Follow The Wild Platte River On The Oregon Trail Crossing Sandbur Infested Prairies, Fording Raging Rivers, And Eating Dust While Walking Behind The Slow Wagon Fill Hank S Days He Withstands The Unpredictable Mid Western Weather Of Hailstorms, Dust Storms, An Early Blizzard And Flash Floods Stampeding Buffalo, Murdering Claim Jumpers, An Indian Attack, A Rattlesnake And A Belligerent Goose Provide Plenty Of Challenges For A Pioneer Boy.His Troubles Are Lightened When He Finds Friends Along The Trail Rusty, A Southern Boy From Missouri Nora, A Teasing Eight Year Old Girl From Wisconsin And Moses, An Escaped Slave Who Makes His Living As A Trapper In The Platte Valley Pa Sets Up A Trading Post To Service Wagon Trains On Both The Mormon And Oregon Trails When An Itinerant Preacher And His Large Family Settle Nearby, Hank Meets His Best Friend For Life, The Preacher S Daughter, Becca.

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    Hank Heaton lives in Buck Creek, Iowa in the 1860s Sadly, his mother and sister died of cholera and Hank was left with a limp after suffering from the disease Soon after his mom s funeral, Pa decides that it s best for them to head out West Hank, Pa and Uncle Mac his mom s brother pack up and head to Nebraska in hopes of starting a new life The trail they follow is full of dangers, like floods, claim jumpers, and rattle snakes The Oregon Trail is harsh but Hank manages to meet some good friends along he way to his new home.Historical fiction is one of my favorite genres I also think it s one of the hardest to write because you have to make the setting, plot and characters accurate and believable and be entertaining all at the same time Ms Arvanitis does this very well I was drawn into the story right away Hank is a very believable character, especiall...


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    Historical fiction for children, especially when it isn t about a well known figure, isn t easy to do, but M.C Arvanitis has done a terrific job.After losing his little sister and mother, Hank helps his father and uncle pack up the wagon and head West in hopes of settling down in the Platte River Valley On the way, they not only face many adventures, but Hank learns about himself and the world around him.When I started this, I was skeptical simply because wagon trail stories for this age group tend to either get a little boring or incorporate too much adventure and become unrealistic Here, this was not the case Hank is a very realistic boy not the strongest but willing, not heroic but ready, and usually obedient but not always He has to overcome the problems and adventures which historically occurred on such a journey exciting and still, not blown out of proportion as well as deal w...


  3. says:

    Historical fiction for children, especially when it isn t about a well known figure, isn t easy to do, but M.C Arvanitis has done a terrific job.After losing his little sister and mother, Hank helps his father and uncle pack up the wagon and head West in hopes of settling down in the Platte River Valley On the way, they not only face many adventures, but Hank learns about himself and the world around him.When I started this, I was skeptical simply because wagon trail stories for this age group tend to either get a little boring or incorporate too much adventure and become unrealistic Here, this was not the case Hank is a very realistic boy not the strongest but willing, not heroic but ready, and usually obedient but not always He has to overcome the problems and adventures which historically occurred on such a journey exciting and stil...

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