(218) 545-4673

Cart

Your Cart is Empty

Back To Shop

Boy Called Allis

$14.99

Eleven-year-old Allister McRuer’s fears materialize when he and his family arrive at their Manitoba pioneer homestead in 1892. What could make it worse? Being called Allis. During the trip from Lachute, Quebec to Cherry Creek, Manitoba, Allister shares a train boxcar with three of his brothers and all of their family’s livestock. The closer he gets to the homestead his father and oldest brother, John, started three years ago, the worse Allister’s misery gets as older brother, Will, torments Allister by calling him “Allis,” a name he hates because it sounds like “Alice.” Allister’s first hour in Cherry Creek does little to ease his concerns. While their brothers unload the McRuers’ two boxcars, Allister and his twin brother, Jim, explore the town. Allister is discouraged at the small size of the local school, wondering how he will ever finish grade eight. As they continue walking, Allister and Jim witness a terrible accident. Although they’re able to help a horse and an injured driver, Allister’s anxiety over his family’s move to the prairies takes a new turn when he’s told that the only doctor within seventy miles is out of town on another call. Who can he get to help them?

in stock within 3-5 days of online purchase

SKU (ISBN): 9781486613946
ISBN10: 1486613942
Patricia Linson
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: January 2017
Allister Of Turtle Mountain # 1
Publisher: Word Alive Press

Print On Demand Product

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Boy Called Allis”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Cart

Your Cart is Empty

Back To Shop