By (author) Carolyn Reeder
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Moonshiner's Son by Carolyn Reeder
Book DescriptionTwelve-year-old Tom Higgins is learning the craft of making whiskey. Even though Prohibition forbids the production and sale of alcoholic beverages, Tom is determined to be a good apprentice. He is, after all, a moonshiner's son. His father has raised moonshining to an art, and Tom wants nothing more than to please this rough, distant man. Then a preacher comes to the wilds of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains to rid Bad Camp Hollow of the "evils of liquor." This is when Tom and his father begin their campaign to match wits with the preacher and try to outsmart the law officers he calls in. Tom's father is eloquent in defense of a way of life long and respectfully lived by the Higgins family. But the preacher and his pretty daughter make a powerful case against it. And when drink causes a tragedy in the community, Tom Higgins is torn....
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780689855504
(217mm x 132mm x 15mm)
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Carolyn Reeder
Shades of Gray, Paperback (July 1999)
At the end of the Civil War, twelve-year-old Will, having lost all his immediate family, reluctantly leaves his city home to live in the Virginia countryside with his aunt and the uncle he considers a "traitor" because he refused to take part in the war.
Across the Lines, Paperback / softback (December 1998)
From the bestselling author of "Shades of Gray" and "Grandpa's Mountain" comes a story set during the Civil War about the separation of best friends, who are also master and servant--and teaching hard lessons of friendship, choice, courage, and the meaning of freedom. Teacher's Guide.
Grandpa's Mountain, Hardback (October 1991)» View all books by Carolyn Reeder
During the Depression, eleven-year-old Carrie makes her annual summer visit to her relatives in the Blue Ridge Mountains and watches her determined grandfather fight against the government's attempt to take his farm land for a new national park.
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