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Swift Thunder of the Prairie : an American Adventure

Author: Lois Maloy; Charles Scribner's Sons,
Publisher: New York, New York : Charles Scribner and Sons, [1942] ©1942.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is an adventure story and it will hold children's interest from first to last. It is exciting but not melodramatic. Based on fact, it tells of the difficulties between the Indians and the trains that came roaring across the plains, scaring away the buffalo. One small Indian does not feel this way about the engine that he admires and calls 'Swift Thunder of the Prairie' and the story tells how he kept the train  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Western fiction
Railroad fiction
Juvenile literature
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Specimens
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Maloy; Charles Scribner's Sons,
OCLC Number: 5525961
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Illustrated title. Copyright and manufacture statements from title verso.
"Printed in the United States of America"--title verso.
Description: 73 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Lois Maloy.

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"This is an adventure story and it will hold children's interest from first to last. It is exciting but not melodramatic. Based on fact, it tells of the difficulties between the Indians and the trains that came roaring across the plains, scaring away the buffalo. One small Indian does not feel this way about the engine that he admires and calls 'Swift Thunder of the Prairie' and the story tells how he kept the train from being wrecked."

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