Donna and the robbers

by Leda Schubert

Publisher: Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury, Vt

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Robbers and outlaws -- Fiction,
  • Horses -- Fiction,
  • Snow -- Fiction,
  • Storms -- Fiction,
  • Sheepscot (Me.) -- Fiction,
  • Maine -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
  • About the Edition

    When two men take advantage of a nor"easter to rob the town of Sheepscot, Maine, in 1902, they make three mistakes, chief of which is taking a very smart horse named Donna to pull the getaway sleigh. Includes facts about the incident on which the story is based.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Leda Schubert ; illustrated by Ken Stewart.
    GenreFiction
    SeriesVermont Folklife Center children"s book series
    ContributionsStewart, Ken 1984- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S38345 Don 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24052231M
    ISBN 100916718298
    LC Control Number2006025738
    OCLC/WorldCa71241824

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