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Journey to the Bottomless Pit: The Story of Stephen Bishop and Mammoth Cave
By Elizabeth Mitchell and Kelynn Alder (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Viking Childrens Books
Publication date October 1, 2004
Pages 112
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780670059089
ISBN-10 0670059080
Dimensions 0.50 by 7 by 9.75 in.
Weight 0.74 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Tells the story of the seventeen-year-old slave whose interest in the Mammoth Cave in Kentucky led him to become the tour guide for many to this natural wonder, helping him escape the grueling work of his fellow slaves on the plantations above.
School and Library
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from Viking Childrens Books (October 1, 2004)
9780670059089 | details & prices | 112 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.74 lbs | List price $16.99
About: In 1838, as the nation struggles with issues of slavery, seventeen-year-old Stephen Bishop serves his master as a guide in Kentucky's Mammoth Cave and spends his free time exploring and discovering new passages and rooms.

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