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Three rivers rising : a novel of the Johnstown flood

Author: Jame Richards; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sixteen-year-old Celestia is a wealthy member of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, where she meets and falls in love with Peter, a hired hand who lives in the valley below, and by the time of the torrential rains that lead to the disastrous Johnstown flood of 1889, she has been disowned by her family and is staying with him in Johnstown. Includes an author's note and historical timeline.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Novels in verse
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Poetry
Young adult works
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jame Richards; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
ISBN: 9780375858857 0375858857 9780375958854 0375958851
OCLC Number: 310096833
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 780
Description: 293 pages : map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jame Richards.

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Sixteen-year-old Celestia is a wealthy member of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, where she meets and falls in love with Peter, a hired hand who lives in the valley below, and by the time of the torrential rains that lead to the disastrous Johnstown flood of 1889, she has been disowned by her family and is staying with him in Johnstown. Includes an author's note and historical timeline.

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