The jumping-off place / Marian Hurd McNeely ; illustrated by William Siegel.

In the early 1900s, four orphaned siblings, the eldest being seventeen, set out to fulfill their uncle's dream of homesteading in Tripp County, South Dakota, and although they face drought, discomfort, and sabotaging squatters, new friends and inner strength help them carry on.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McNeely, Marian Hurd, 1877-1930, (Author)
Other Authors: Siegel, William, 1905- (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2017.
Edition:Dover edition.
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Description
Summary:In the early 1900s, four orphaned siblings, the eldest being seventeen, set out to fulfill their uncle's dream of homesteading in Tripp County, South Dakota, and although they face drought, discomfort, and sabotaging squatters, new friends and inner strength help them carry on.
Item Description:"This Dover edition, first published in 2017, is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Longmans, Green and Co., New York, in 1929"--Title page verso.
Physical Description:308 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Awards:Newbery Honor Book, 1930.
ISBN:9780486815688
0486815684