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Billy Higgins Rides the Freights
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Billy Higgins Rides the Freights

By Gloria Montero

$16.95 Hardback
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Series: Adventures in Canada

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Growing up during the Great Depression isn't easy for 13-year-old Billy Higgins, especially when he has to quit school and look for work. He joins the jobless men crowding Vanvouver's streets and they vote to ride the freights to Ottawa to demand jobs, Billy climbs aboard - it's the start of an exciting adventure he'll remember all his life.

"Kids will be fascinated by the exciting story of Billy Higgins."

- Margaret Laurence

"A frank, honest and gutsy look at life in the Dirty Thirties."

- Farley Mowat

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 119 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1982
ISBN: 9780888625786
Format: 7.75in x 5in

BISAC Code:  JUV016000
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 7 To 15

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