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The Devils Highway by Stan Applegate

In late 1811, Zeb heads south on the Natchez Trace on a mission to find his grandfather. Along the way he meets Hannah, who has a mission of her own.  Together, they pass through the wilderness. Will they make it out in one piece?

This book has a lexile score of 620. Lesson plans and discussion questions are available.

Borrowing Instructions

To borrow this text contact The Natchez Trace Parkway at (662) 680-4015. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance. Books may be checked out for two weeks, maybe longer. We have 35 copies available for loan.


American Indian History and Culture, Geography, History, Language Arts, Literature, Pioneer America, Reading, Westward Expansion, Wilderness
National/State Standards:
Meets common core state standards for text complexity for grades 4-5. These standards are met specifically for inferences to historical events and scenes.
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Last updated: April 14, 2015