Revolver

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A LOADED GUN. STOLEN GOLD. And a menacing stranger. A taut frontier survivor story, set at the time of the Alaska gold rush.

In an isolated cabin, fourteen-year-old Sig is alone with a corpse: his father, who has fallen through the ice and frozen to death only hours earlier. Then comes a stranger claiming that Sig's father owes him a share of a horde of stolen gold. Sig's only protection is a loaded Colt revolver hidden in the cabin's storeroom. The question is, will Sig use the gun, and why?

Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. This title has Common Core connections.

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About the author

MARCUS SEDGWICK is the author of ten previous novels for young readers and has been short-listed for numerous children's book awards, including the Carnegie Medal, The Guardian Prize, and the Edgar Allan Poe Award. He lives in Sussex, England.

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Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
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Published on
Apr 13, 2010
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Pages
224
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ISBN
9781429987004
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Young Adult Fiction / Historical / United States / 19th Century
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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