Snowshoe Thompson

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Houghton Mifflin, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson."

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

This is an interesting piece of historical fiction about a relatively obscure historical figure in postal history that also describes the beginning use of skis in America. Joe Thompson was from Norway ... Read full review

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User Review  - odonnell - LibraryThing

The old expression about postal carriers "Neither rain, nor sleet, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" just might refer to the real historical ... Read full review

Contents

Making Skis
18
Gliding on Snow
34
Over the Mountains
42
Copyright

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