Tom of the Raiders
Young Adult historical fiction of a young man joining the Union Army and taking part in the Great Locomotive Chase.
First Page:[Illustration by Morgan Dennis: Again and again Tom fed logs into the flames.]
TOM OF THE RAIDERS
ILLUSTRATED BY MORGAN DENNIS
To DOLORES AND SAM WITHOUT ADHESIONS
I WITH THE SECOND OHIO II THE RAIDERS START III ARRESTED IV TOM GOES ALONE V TOM ARRIVES AT THE BEEGHAM'S VI ON TO CHATTANOOGA VII IN MARIETTA VIII THE TRAIN IS CAPTURED IX THE RACE X "THEY'RE AFTER US!" XI THE PURSUIT XII SPEEDING NORTHWARD XIII FIGHTING WITH FIRE XIV THE END OF THE RACE XV CAPTURED XVI ESCAPING XVII FIGHTING THE RIVER XVIII NORTH OF THE TENNESSEE XIX THE LAST DASH XX TOM REPORTS AT HEADQUARTERS XXI THAT CERTAIN PERSON
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
Again and again Tom fed logs into the flames. Frontispiece
The little ferryboat pitched and turned in the current of the river.
The men were feeding the ties they had collected, out upon the road through an opening they had broken in the rear of the car.
"I didn't want to come here, Marjorie, for fear I'd get you into trouble "
WITH THE SECOND OHIO
As he rounded the last bend of the road, Tom saw the white tents of the Union army stretched out before him... Continue reading book >>
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