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 - Hans Pruis - Goodreads
It was a pretty good book. It was a fast read. It was a fast moving book, with a lot of action. The plot was good and had a good setup for the next book. There were a few faults, though. For one thing ... Read full review
Review: Mr. Tucket (The Tucket Adventures #1)User Review - Catherine Gillespie - Goodreads
We stumbled upon Gary Paulsen's excellent series of frontier adventures in the course of studying westward migration, the Oregon Trail, and the California Gold Rush. We read the first book of the ... Read full review