The Buffalo Knife (Paperback)

By William O. Steele, Jean Fritz (Introduction by)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152052157, 144pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

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Nine-year-old Andy and his family brave natural and man-made dangers during a perilous thousand-mile raft trip down the Tennessee River.

About the Author

WILLIAM O. STEELE (1917-1979) published thirty-nine books over his long career, many of them award winners. A native of Franklin, Tennessee, he set many of his historical adventures in the hills and valleys where he grew up.

Praise For The Buffalo Knife

"Mr. Steele writes so vividly that you feel that you have been right there on the flatboat during the whole trip and have come to know these pioneers as real people."--The New York Times Book Review