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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turtleback Books
Publication date October 1, 2001
Binding Prebinding
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780613880022
ISBN-10 0613880021
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $12.20
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Sam Peppard, a blacksmith in 1860s Kansas, builds a prairie schooner that sails to Denver, Colorado, powered by wind.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In 1860 Sam Peppard is a blacksmith living in the Kansas Territory, but he is restless. He's heard about the settlers heading west in search of gold and silver. Most have packed their possessions into large prairie schooners and made their long journey to the western mines. But Sam is impatient and has an inventive mind. Despite the scoffs of neighbors, he builds his own wind wagon -- a narrow wooden cart with a large mast in the middle that will sail across the prairie powered by the wind. Sam's persistence pays off one day when the wind is right and he sets sail for the silver mines of Colorado. This account weaves U.S. history, science, and geography into a dramatic narrative. Daniel Clifford's illustrations, reminiscent of old photographs, add humor to this true story that reads like a tall tale.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780382249280
 
from Silver Burdett Pr (March 1, 1995)
9780382249280 | details & prices | 56 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.00
About: Sam Peppard, a blacksmith in 1860s Kansas, builds a prairie schooner that sails to Denver, Colorado, powered by wind
Paperback
Book cover for 9780382249297 Book cover for 9780888992345
 
from Groundwood Books (December 1, 2000)
9780888992345 | details & prices | 46 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.10 lbs | List price $3.95
About: Sam Peppard, a blacksmith in 1860s Kansas, builds a prairie schooner that sails to Denver, Colorado, powered by wind.
from Silver Burdett Pr (March 1, 1995)
9780382249297 | details & prices | 56 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.20 lbs | List price $16.76
About: Sam Peppard, a blacksmith in 1860s Kansas, builds a prairie schooner that sails to Denver, Colorado, powered by wind
Library
Book cover for 9780382249273
 
from Silver Burdett Pr (March 1, 1995)
9780382249273 | details & prices | 56 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.45 lbs | List price $21.00
About: Sam Peppard, a blacksmith in 1860s Kansas, builds a prairie schooner that sails to Denver, Colorado, powered by wind
Prebinding
The price comparison is for this edition
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 2001); titled "Wind Wagon"
9780613880022 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.30 lbs | List price $12.20
About: Sam Peppard, a blacksmith in 1860s Kansas, builds a prairie schooner that sails to Denver, Colorado, powered by wind.

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