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Author: Dotti Enderle
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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When an 1883 drought drives free-range cattlemen to shred Texas ranchers' barbed wire fences and steal water, thirteen-year-old Jesse works hard to help while dealing with his father and brother's falling-out and his own fear of guns.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dotti Enderle
ISBN: 9781590787519 159078751X
OCLC Number: 587219777
Awards: Commended for Spur Awards (Juvenile Fiction) 2011
Target Audience: Lexile: 650.
Description: 143 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Dotti Enderle.

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When an 1883 drought drives free-range cattlemen to shred Texas ranchers' barbed wire fences and steal water, thirteen-year-old Jesse works hard to help while dealing with his father and brother's falling-out and his own fear of guns.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-08) Excellent Permalink

This is the story of two brothers whose family are cattle ranchers in the late 1880's in Texas. During that time there is a severe drought and bandits are cutting fences throughout the district to get at the water holes for their own cattle. A stranger moves in with the family after one of the brothers...
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