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1942 Newbery Award Winner
The Matchlock Gun by
Call Number: F Ed58m 1998
Publication Date: 1998-11-23
A Newbery Medal Winner In 1756, New York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to Edward and his family. When his father was called away to watch for a raid from the north, only Edward was left to protect Mama and little Trudy. His father had shown him how to use the huge matchlock gun, an old Spanish gun that was twice as long as he was, but would Edward be able to handle it if trouble actually came? This classic, first published in 1941, has an updated, kid-friendly format that includes the original black-and-white illustrations.
1942 Newbery Honor Titles
Little town on the prairie by Pa's homestead thrives, Laura gets her first job in town, blackbirds eat the corn and oats crops, Mary goes to college, and Laura gets into trouble at school, but becomes a certified school teacher.
Call Number: F W645Lit
Indian captive : the story of Mary Jemison by A fictional retelling of the experiences of twelve-year-old Mary Jemison, who after being captured by a Shawnee war party during the French and Indian War, is rescued and subsequently adopted by two Seneca sisters with whom she ultimately chooses to stay.
Call Number: F L548i 1994
Down Ryton water by The adventures of a pilgrim family in the early days of colonial America.
Call Number: F G121d 1941