Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: In 1865, while helping her family keep their Virginia farm going through the end of the Civil War, twelve-year-old Cassie meets a Confederate deserter and a Yankee prisoner of war and tries to discover who has been stealing from the farm.
From School Library Journal:
Grade 5-7-The final year of the Civil War has brought hard times to much of the South, including the Willis homestead in southern Virginia. Day-to-day problems are commonplace, but nothing could prepare the family for the devastating news of oldest brother Jacob's death in battle. Then, while grieving privately in the nearby woods, 12-year-old Cassie is terrorized by a crazed and violent Confederate deserter, escaping only because of her dog's courage. A search indicates the man has moved on, but after a short time, things inexplicably begin to go missing from the house and farm. Cassie wonders if the family is really safe, and determines to find out why she often feels she is being watched. The puzzle is worked out in an entertaining, if lightweight, plot, offering enjoyable leisure reading. The appended six-page historical view of 1865 gives an appealing, concise glimpse at a pivotal year in U.S. history, accompanied by excellent black-and-white and full-color illustrations from the period.
Starr E. Smith, Fairfax County Public Library, VA
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Título: Watcher in the Piney Woods (Mysteries ...
Editorial: Skyview Books
Encuadernación: Library Binding
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción Skyview Books. Library Binding. Estado de conservación: POOR. Noticeably used, showing heavy wear to cover and pages. Might have notes, underlining and or highlighting. Accessories such as CD, codes, and dust jackets may not be included. Nº de ref. de la librería 2575844197
Descripción Skyview Books. Library Binding. Estado de conservación: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Nº de ref. de la librería G1607543044I3N10
Descripción Skyview Books, 2009. Library Binding. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P111607543044
Descripción Skyview Books, 2009. No binding. Estado de conservación: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Nº de ref. de la librería GD-253-44-6440616
Descripción Skyview Books, 2009. No binding. Estado de conservación: New. New item. Nº de ref. de la librería QX-253-44-6440616
Descripción Skyview Books, 2009. Estado de conservación: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. With usual stamps and markings, In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 5905599