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Author Maurer, Richard, 1950-

Title The wild Colorado : the true adventures of Fred Dellenbaugh, age 17, on the second Powell Expedition into the Grand Canyon / Richard Maurer.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 979.1 MAURER    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 979.1 MAURER    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 120 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index (pages116-117).
Contents Looking for adventure -- Death-defying deed -- Marvelous major -- Fateful meeting -- Getting ready -- Downriver -- Poems and perils -- Facing starvation -- Kanab and the unknown country -- Lonely dell -- "Sockdolager of the world" -- Final missions -- Epilogue: Farewell to the wild Colorado.
Summary Recounts the adventures of seventeen-year-old Fred Dellenbaugh, the youngest member of the second Powell expedition, which explored the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon in 1871-2.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.7 4.0 34729.
Subject Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Juvenile literature.
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 -- Juvenile literature.
Southwest, New -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Southwest, New -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Discovery and exploration.
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902.
Southwest, New -- Discovery and exploration.
ISBN 0517709465
0517709457 trade
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