Bigger

By: Calvert, Patricia

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In the spring of 1865 the Civil War has ended and families all over the South and the North are waiting for their men to come home. Twelve-year-old Tyler hasn't seen his father, since he left their home on Sweet Creek at the beginning of the war to join up with General Jo Shelby of the Iron Cavalry Brigade of Missouri. When a passing soldier tells Tyler that General Shelby refused to surrender to the Yankees and is headed for Mexico with his men, Tyler resolves to find his father and bring him home. Tyler and a strange dog Bigger make the long, hard journey. The courage, loyalty and friendship of Tyler and Bigger make this poignant, triumphant novel one that readers will find hard to forget. 137 pages.

Title: Bigger

Author: Calvert, Patricia

Categories: Chapter Books,

Edition: Second Printing

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Books: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 003282

Keywords: CHILDREN JUVENILE WAR CIVIL 1865 FAMILY TRAVEL DOG LOYALTY,