Mr. Tucket (Google eBook)

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Random House Children's Books, Aug 31, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
66 Reviews
Fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is heading west on the Oregon Trail with his family by wagon train. When he receives a rifle for his birthday, he is thrilled that he is being treated like an adult. But Francis lags behind to practice shooting and is captured by Pawnees. It will take wild horses, hostile tribes, and a mysterious one-armed mountain man named Mr. Grimes to help Francis become the man who will be called Mr. Tucket.


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Review: Mr. Tucket (The Tucket Adventures #1)

User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

It's 1848 and Francis is traveling with his family overland on the Oregon Trail. After being given a wonderful rifle for his birthday, Francis wants to try it out and wanders away from the wagon train ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Tucket (The Tucket Adventures #1)

User Review  - Annette - Goodreads

Another great story by Paulsen. He definitely is adept at bringing to life a young boy's life whether it's present day as in Hatchet or in the mid-1840's in this story. 14 year-old Francis Tucket is ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
29
Section 6
33
Section 7
39
Section 8
47
Section 14
103
Section 15
119
Section 16
127
Section 17
135
Section 18
141
Section 19
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Section 20
153
Section 21
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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About the author (2011)

Gary Paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, including three Newbery Honor books: The Winter Room, Hatchet, and Dogsong. His novel The Haymeadow received the Western Writers of America Golden Spur Award. Among his most recent novels are Soldier's Heart and The Transall Saga. He and his wife, the painter Ruth Wright Paulsen, have homes in New Mexico and on the Pacific Ocean.


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