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Author Tavares, Matt, author, illustrator.

Title Crossing Niagara : the death-defying tightrope adventures of the Great Blondin / Matt Tavares.

Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bourbonnais PL Juvenile Biography - BDBB-2  J B BLONDIN    DUE 03-14-20
 Byron CUSD 226 - Byron MS Stacks - BR2Y-14  791.3 Tav    AVAILABLE
 Byron CUSD 226 - Mary Morgan ES Stacks - BR3Y-14  E TAV    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Juvenile Biography - CHVY-11  J B BLONDIN    DUE 03-14-20
 Clinton Township PL Stacks - CTPY-12  J B BLO    AVAILABLE
 CUSD 2 - Harding Grade Juvenile Non-Fiction - HGBB-3  791.34 TAV    AVAILABLE
 CUSD 2 - Sheridan Grade Juvenile Non-Fiction - SSBB-3  791.34 TAV    AVAILABLE
 Dakota CUSD 201 - ES Stacks - DA2Y-13  791.34 TAV    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Easy Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  E 791.34 TAV    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (last page).
Summary When the Great Blondin announced that he was going to walk from America to Canada across the Niagara River on a rope that was more than 1,100 feet long and just 3 inches wide, hanging 160 feet above the raging river, people came from everywhere. Some came to watch him cross. Some came to watch him fall. Some thought he wouldn't show up at all. But he did show up. And he did walk across the river. And then he did something else amazing. He crossed the river on that tightrope again and again, adding another death-defying flourish each time. Matt Tavares's gorgeous, riveting account of the daredevil of Niagara Falls is sure to hold readers in its grip, just as Blondin's feats enthralled those spectators on the cliffs more than one hundred and fifty years ago.-- (Source of description not identified).
Audience Elementary Grade.
740 Lexile.
Awards 2018 Bluestem Award Nominee
Subject Blondin, 1824-1897 -- Juvenile literature.
Blondin, 1824-1897. (OCoLC)fst00324496
Tightrope walking -- Juvenile literature.
Aerialists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Aerialists. (OCoLC)fst00798151
Tightrope walking. (OCoLC)fst01150854
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) -- Juvenile literature.
North America -- Niagara Falls. (OCoLC)fst01310254
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 9780763668235

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