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Queen of the Falls
by Chris Van Allsburg




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She could remember standing in a park near the falls, hypnotized by the sight and sound, and holding her father's hand as they took a walk that would lead them closer.

That's what everyone wonders when they see Niagara . . . How close will their courage let them get to it?

At the turn of the nineteenth century, a retired sixty-two-year-old charm school instructor named Annie Edson Taylor, seeking fame and fortune, decided to do something that no one in the world had ever done before--she would go over Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel.

Come meet the Queen of the Falls and witness with your own eyes her daring ride

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Overview

She could remember standing in a park near the falls, hypnotized by the sight and sound, and holding her father's hand as they took a walk that would lead them closer.

That's what everyone wonders when they see Niagara . . . How close will their courage let them get to it?

At the turn of the nineteenth century, a retired sixty-two-year-old charm school instructor named Annie Edson Taylor, seeking fame and fortune, decided to do something that no one in the world had ever done before--she would go over Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel.

Come meet the Queen of the Falls and witness with your own eyes her daring ride


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780547315812
  • ISBN-10: 0547315813
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: April 2011
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 11.78 x 8.51 x 0.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.98 pounds


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