When the River Ran Backward

From the Series Adventures in Time

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Fifteen-year-old Laurel Mawston has just moved to the Mississippi River town of New Madrid with her parents and brother when disaster strikes. A series of terrible earthquakes devastate New Madrid and the land around it, tearing up trees and altering rivers, wrecking houses, and injuring or killing people and animals. Laurel and her family find themselves living outdoors, working to save their animals and their home. Through weeks of hardship, Laurel discovers that challenges can bring people together in unexpected ways. Join Laurel as she relates this exciting and touching story of adventure, newfound love, and courage during a little-known episode of American history.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-57505-174-1
$31.99 $23.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Fiction
Subject Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Publication Date 2000-08-01
BISACS JUV001000, JUV029000, JUV016140
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics 1-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 47116
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Maps

Author: Emily Crofford