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Wild ran the rivers

James D. Crownover

Wild ran the rivers

one family"s Western odyssey

by James D. Crownover

  • 56 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian families,
  • Fiction,
  • Cherokee Indians,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Ruth Harris and her younger brother, Jerry, who are of mixed Cherokee and white heritage, head down the Ohio with their parents to settle new country, perhaps in Arkansas. Pirates kill their parents, and the kids become captives on a Mississippi River island. Ruth is forced into marriage with a ne"er-do-well and bears his child; Jerry seems destined to become a pirate. Then the New Madrid earthquake of 1811 intervenes.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJames D. Crownover
    SeriesFive trails west -- book I
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3603.R765 W55 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination301 pages
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27162830M
    ISBN 101432828770
    ISBN 109781432828776
    LC Control Number2014018574
    OCLC/WorldCa876004507

      A River Ran Wild is "beautifully designed, and its message is admirable. Readers will be moved to consider their personal impact on the environment and what they can do to make a difference.”--BooklistAuthor: Deanna Brooks.   CHERYL STRAYED is the author of the #1 New York Times best seller Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, which was the first selection for Oprah's Book Club and became an Oscar-nominated film starring Reese Witherspoon;Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar, a national best seller now the basis of the WBUR Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

    When the River Ran Wild! Indian Traditions on the Mid-Columbia and the Warm Springs Reservation (Book): Aguilar, George: Nearly seventy-five years of my lifetime have come and gone since hearing of the sparse historical events from the old-timers, American Indian elder George Aguilar tells us. It's my turn now. When the River Ran Wild! is Aguilar's recounting of . A River Ran Wild Last updated Wednesday, Ma Author Apr. Synopsis: In the 15th century, when native people first settled on the banks of the river now called the Nashua, it was a fertile and beautiful place. By the s, the river valley had been ravaged by many years of serious pollution, and fish, birds, and other.

    "River Ran Wild" begins thousands of years ago when Indian peoples first came through the Nash-a-way River Valley. Cherry tells of the history of the river, surrounding her text with smaller drawings representing the changing cultures of the various times depicted opposite full-page pictures. The two most telling pictures are basically "before /5(42). While this book provides a solid history, it does little to bring the issues or pivotal figures to life. The colorless account of the citizens' battle to clean up the river, for example, reflects.


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The vernacular language is sometimes cloying, but Wild Ran the Rivers is an entertaining tale of frontier life and family survival.

Ruth’s struggle to keep her family together will draw you in, then Crownover’s gripping earthquakes keep you up late into the night while they provide a vivid reminder for Midwestern readers – they could happen again/5(11).

With Crownover’s “Wild Ran the Rivers,” I’d also add “something completely fresh.” Crownover not only explores an unfamiliar subject -- river pirates on the Mississippi and the Western migration of Cherokee families before the infamous Trail of Tears, but he approaches it in a unique and pleasing voice/5.

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Learn how the modern-day descendants of the Nashua Indians and European settlers were able to combat pollution and restore the beauty of the Nashua River in Massachusetts/5(3). From the author of the beloved classic The Great Kapok Tree, A River Ran Wild tells a story of restoration and renewal.

Learn how the modern-day descendants of the Nashua Indians and European settlers were able to combat pollution and restore the beauty of the Nashua River. A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry Set Up and Prepare On a piece of chart paper create two columns, one labeled “cause” and the other labeled “effect." In the “cause” column write "I didn’t study for the Social Studies unit test.”.

From the author of the beloved classic The Great Kapok Tree, A River Ran Wild tells a story of restoration and renewal. Learn how the modern-day descendants of /5(7). A River Ran Wild is the True Story of the History, the Polluting and the Clean-up of the Nashua River.

In this book one,one of the last remaining native americans has a dream. In this dream, the first indian to see the Nashua river, when it was clean&beautiful, comes back. Wild Ran the Rivers: One Family’s Western Odyssey (Five Trails West) Written by James Crownover James D. Crownover Review by Jo Ann Butler “My grandpa was a pirate on the Mississip,” says Zenas Meeker of White Sands, New : James Crownover.

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Ruth Harris, barely 16 years old. Overview: A cause and effect activity to be used with the book River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry. Answer key provided. Grades: 4th grade, 5th grade Common Core: ELA RI, RI ALSO CHECK OUT: Compare and Contrast- Reading Response Rubric Compare and Contrast with Poetry Plotting the Plot Pro.

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