It is June 1948 and Francis Tucket and his family are journeying westward to celebrate his fourteenth birthday. But en route they are attacked by a band of Indians and Francis is kidnapped - his only protection is his new rifle. Francis travels further and further from his family with his captors, living for the moment, fighting for survival and growing up a little too fast. Then he hooks up with Jason Grimes: a mysterious tough guy who knows the ways of the Indians and seems to Francis to be a kindred spirit. Francis ...

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Apr 5, 2009

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Do you like historical, realistic fiction? How about western books? Are you someone who likes to be out in the wild? If yes to any of these questions, you should read this book. A young boy gets separated from his family in a search for new land, out west. He finds a "friend" that he travels with. To find out if he finds his family, read "Mr. Tucket."

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