Francis Tucket Adventures Book 1 Mr. Tucket

mr. tucket gary paulsen

Fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is heading west on the Oregon Trail with his family by wagon train. When he receives a rifle for his birthday, he is thrilled that he is being treated like an adult. But Francis lags behind to practice shooting and is captured by Pawnees. It will take wild horses, hostile tribes, and a mysterious one-armed mountain man named Mr. Grimes to help Francis become the man who will be called Mr. Tucket.---from the publisher

192 pages                                    978-0440411338                       Ages 9-13

Keywords:  historical fiction, journey, westward expansion, American history, Native Americans, growing up, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, part of a series

Editor's note: The book Tucket's Travels includes all 5 of the Francis Tucket books.

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