Major Impossible
by Nathan Hale


Overview -

The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon

John Wesley Powell (1834-1902) always had the spirit of adventure in him. As a young man, he traveled all over the United States exploring. When the Civil War began, Powell went to fight for the Union, and even after he lost most of his right arm, he continued to fight until the war was over. In 1869 he embarked with the Colorado River Exploring Expedition, ten men in four boats, to float through Grand Canyon. Over the course of three months, the explorers lost their boats and supplies, nearly drowned, and were in peril on multiple occasions. Ten explorers went in, only six came out. Powell would come to be known as one of the most epic explorers in history Equal parts gruesome and hilarious, this latest installment in the bestselling series takes readers on an action-packed adventure through American history.

  Read Full Product Description
 
Hardcover
  • Retail Price: $13.99
  • $11.71
    (Save 16%)
Add to Cart
+ Add to Wishlist
local_shippingFor Delivery
In Stock.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
storeBuy Online Pickup In Store
search store by zipcode

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 20 copies from $11.15
 
 
 

Customers Also Bought

More About Major Impossible by Nathan Hale
 
 
 
Overview

The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon

John Wesley Powell (1834-1902) always had the spirit of adventure in him. As a young man, he traveled all over the United States exploring. When the Civil War began, Powell went to fight for the Union, and even after he lost most of his right arm, he continued to fight until the war was over. In 1869 he embarked with the Colorado River Exploring Expedition, ten men in four boats, to float through Grand Canyon. Over the course of three months, the explorers lost their boats and supplies, nearly drowned, and were in peril on multiple occasions. Ten explorers went in, only six came out. Powell would come to be known as one of the most epic explorers in history Equal parts gruesome and hilarious, this latest installment in the bestselling series takes readers on an action-packed adventure through American history.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781419737084
  • ISBN-10: 1419737082
  • Publisher: Amulet Books
  • Publish Date: December 2019
  • Page Count: 128
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.76 pounds

Series: Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Comics & Graphic Novels - History
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - 19th Century
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - Exploration & Discovery

 
BAM Customer Reviews