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Natchez Under-the-Hill by Stan Applegate

The second of a two part series, Natchez Under-the-Hill follows Zeb and Hannah as they finally track down Zeb's grandfather and bring him home. Will the heroes make it home safely? Will America's oldest highway claim another victim? 

This book has a Lexile score of 620. Lesson plans and discussion topics available.

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Books may be checked out for two weeks, possibly longer. We have 35 copies to loan.


American Indian History and Culture, Geography, History, Literature, Pioneer America, Reading, War of 1812, Westward Expansion
National/State Standards:
This meets common core state standards for text complexity for grades 4-5. These standards are met specifically with inferences of historical events and scenes.
Natchez, natchez trace parkway, historical fiction, Old Trace, Literature, Mississippi History, Mississippi River, Kaintuck, boatmen, bandits, 19th century history, Westward Expansion, Old Southwest
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