A Dangerous Promise (Mass Market Paperbound)

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It's 1861, and although Mike Kelly is far younger than the legal age of 16, he and his best friend Todd secretly join up with the Second Kansas Infantry and become army drummer boys. Mike's dreams of glory end when he's wounded at the bloody Battle of Wilson's Creek and must begin a dangerous adventure behind enemy lines. The Orphan Train Adventures have won two Golden Spur Awards.

About the Author

Joan Lowery Nixon was the author of more than 130 books for young readers and was the only four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Best Young Adult Mystery Award. She received the award for"The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore," "The Seance," "The Name of the Game Was Murder," and"The Other Side of the Dark," which also won the California Young Reader Medal. Her historical fiction included the award-winning series The Orphan Train Adventures, Orphan Train Children, and Colonial Williamsburg: Young Americans. "From the Hardcover edition.""
Product Details
ISBN: 9780440219651
ISBN-10: 0440219655
Publisher: Laurel Leaf Library
Publication Date: December 1st, 1995
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Orphan Train Adventures (Paperback)