Scott Russell Sanders, illustrated
by Helen Cogancherry
dustjacket, 40 pages, 10 1/2" by 8 1/2"
In 1815, the McClure
family travels down the Ohio River in a flatboat loaded with their
wagon, farm tools, and household goods, as well as their horse,
cow, pig, and mule. Young Mary and Jonathan watch for sandbars
and dangers up ahead while their parents steer.