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New Land: A Novel for Boys and Girls

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A family journey from Chicago to Wyoming in the 1930s, in order to homestead on an unproved claim.
317 pages
Published (first published January 1st 1933)
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In the early 1930s, 17-year-old twins Sayre and Charley arrive in Wyoming with their father and little sister to live on a friend's homestead. Unfortunately their "friend," still back in Chicago, hasn't told them the whole truth about the situation. And the big man in town, Mr. Hoskins, is not making things any easier. Still, Sayre hopes she can learn what she needs to make the experience work and have a successful farm. The story covers approximately 2 years as the twins enroll in a vocational ...more
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