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The Younger Days

✓ The Younger Days ☆ Mike Hays ✓ The Younger Days ☆ Mike Hays - The Younger Days, The Younger Days Even a decade after the Civil War the evil deeds carried out in the Border War for Bloody Kansas are not forgotten Hate and revenge still rule the hearts of some while others wish only to forget and

  • Title: The Younger Days
  • Author: Mike Hays
  • ISBN: 9781771270052
  • Page: 152
  • Format: ebook

✓ The Younger Days ☆ Mike Hays, The Younger Days, Mike Hays, The Younger Days Even a decade after the Civil War the evil deeds carried out in the Border War for Bloody Kansas are not forgotten Hate and revenge still rule the hearts of some while others wish only to forget and disappear In the beginning Boy Smyth has a dull Missouri farm life and a burning desire to be an outlaw like his hero Cole Younger In the end Boy Smyth has five dead boEven a deca

The Younger Days

✓ The Younger Days ☆ Mike Hays ✓ The Younger Days ☆ Mike Hays - The Younger Days, The Younger Days Even a decade after the Civil War the evil deeds carried out in the Border War for Bloody Kansas are not forgotten Hate and revenge still rule the hearts of some while others wish only to forget and The Younger Days

  • ✓ The Younger Days ☆ Mike Hays
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The Younger Days

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  1. Sometimes a son is exactly like his father Other times a son seems to have nothing in common with his father except for the same name Eleven year old William Smyth, Jr AKA Boy Smyth is embarrassed by his father Why does his pa make the sign of the cross at the big stone at the gate to their farmhouse where he had carved words from the book of Jeremiah And why does Pa argue with the townspeople that the James Younger Gang members are just thieves when most everyone else in town considers them her [...]


  2. I loved, and I mean loved this book Apart from the fact that it held me bound all throughout, the ending made me cry I was so moved This is a kid s book, but adults will like it too.


  3. Reviewed at teachmentortexts 2012 3.5 starsDo you know what a Bushwhacker is Well I didn t until I picked up this book they are outlaws that fight over disputed land after major conflicts, just FYI Jesse James was one I knew going it that it took place 10 years after the Civil War, but I didn t know much else So, when I began reading and Boy Smyth started talking about Bushwhackers and Cole Younger and train robberies I was intrigued I immediately wanted to know what the history was and what the [...]


  4. Good read about a period of history that is rarely taught in schools It s after the border war between Kansas and Missouri This makes me interested to learn about this time of history The Younger Days is for 10 14 years old and told from Boy Smyth s point of view, an 11 year old book He feels his father is a failure because he does not stand up to the town bully When Cole and Jim Younger ride on their ranch Boy s eyes are opened They are his heroes along with Butcher Bryant, one of Quantrill s [...]


  5. Boy Smyth is sick of his hum drum life on the farm and yearns for adventure He is often embarrassed when some of the men in town bully his cowardice father.Author Mike Hays captures a boy s enthusiasm over meeting two notorious gun slingers Boy Smyth, however, finds out than he is prepared to handle.This book is well written with tons of action The author lets us feel fear, joy, and right along with the young protagonist.




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