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Three rivers rising : a novel of the Johnstown flood /

by Richards, Jame.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Ember, c2010Description: 293 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780375853692; 0375853693.Subject(s): Floods -- Pennsylvania -- Johnstown (Cambria County) -- Fiction | Social classes -- Fiction | Pennsylvania -- History -- Fiction | Novels in verseAwards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011.Summary: Sixteen-year-old Celestia is a wealthy member of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, where she meets and falls in love with Peter, a hired hand who lives in the valley below, and by the time of the torrential rains that lead to the disastrous Johnstown Flood of 1889, she has been disowned by her family and is staying with him in Johnstown. Includes: author's note, bibliography, map and historical timeline.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-291).

Sixteen-year-old Celestia is a wealthy member of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, where she meets and falls in love with Peter, a hired hand who lives in the valley below, and by the time of the torrential rains that lead to the disastrous Johnstown Flood of 1889, she has been disowned by her family and is staying with him in Johnstown. Includes: author's note, bibliography, map and historical timeline.

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011.

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