The Jumping-off Place
Normal Price: $30.67
Your Price: $27.60 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.07! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.38 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Jumping-off Place by Marian Hurd McNeely
Book DescriptionFour young homesteaders strive to succeed on a quarter section in Tripp County, South Dakota, at the beginning of the 1900s. Faced with the prospect of the upcoming harsh winter, the youngsters work hard to "prove up" the land and buildings. All the while, Becky, Dick, Phil, and Joan contend with drought, discomfort, and sabotaging squatters. As winter looms, the battle for their land heats up. Short of money and fearful for their lives, the orphans learn that the prairie is not as lonely as it looks and that they are stronger than they thought. With the help of new-found friends and their own derring-do, the youngsters seek to hold the enemy at bay and withstand whatever the elements throw at them.
Buy Jumping-off Place book by Marian Hurd McNeely from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780979894046
(178mm x 127mm x 23mm)
Imprint: South Dakota State Historical Society
Publisher: South Dakota State Historical Society
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Jumping-off Place book by Marian Hurd McNeely and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Marian Hurd McNeely
Marian Hurd McNeely wrote numerous books, articles, and poems for young readers. The Jumping-Off Place , a Newbery Honor Book written in 1929, is based on McNeely's own experiences as a homesteader in Tripp County, USA.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.