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UNSOLVED: One specific book > Short story; boy saves grandfather by crossing canyon on rope--or similar plot?

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message 1: by Aredoy87 (new)

Aredoy87 | 1 comments It’s an adventure-themed short story read in 8th grade in my school literature textbook; about 2000 so assuming this book was published in the 90s.

The story takes place in the late 1800s/early 1900s in a western/desert/frontier type setting.

It is about a boy who goes to visit his grandfather who I believe is estranged. At the climax of the story, the boy crosses some type of rope or cable over a canyon or gorge, possibly at night and in the rain. I believe this was to benefit his grandfather, but I don’t remember exactly why.

message 2: by Arielle (new)

Arielle Masters | 252 comments bumping - Aredoy87, do you know if the boy put up the suspension bridge himself, or was it already there and he just used it?

message 3: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 38154 comments Mod
Aredoy87, are you still looking for this or did you find it?

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