The train stretched out like a white snake in front of him, twenty-five wagons rolling forward, dipping and leaning over the uneven prairie ...
The year is 1857, and Bill Cody's pa has recently passed away. Now eleven years old, Bill takes a job as an extra hand on a wagon train headed west to help raise money for his family. It is a dream come true for Bill, and he is determined to be the best hired hand Lew Simpson has ever known!
Bill is soon befriended by Wild Bill Hickock, a man known throughout Kansas as the most deadly shot who ever lived. But he also realizes that working on the trail can be mighty hazardous. Faced with fierce hailstorms, a few mean-hearted teamsters, and a frightening buffalo stampede, Bill wonders if he has what it takes to be a true westerner.
The exciting fourth book in the on-going adventure series about young Buffalo Bill, west on the wagon train sweeps readers back into the exciting and dangerous world of America's frontier past.
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E. Cody Kimmel is a descendant of Buffalo Bill Cody as well as the highly praised author of another adventure tale: Ice Story, about Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated trip to the Antarctic. Her two previous novels are In the Stone Circle and Visiting Miss Caples, both of which garnered excellent reviews. Kimmel is currently writing a series of novels about the life and adventures of young Buffalo Bill Cody. Ms. Kimmel lives in Cold Spring, NY with her husband and daughter.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060291133
Book Description HarperCollins, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060291133
Book Description HarperCollins, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060291133
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