Friday, February 13, 2009

Kentucky's Boone: The Pioneer Spirit

Kentucky’s Boone: the Pioneer Spirit by K. Melissa Burton

Perfect Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: McClanahan Publishing House, Inc.
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1934898031
ISBN-13: 978-1934898031

This children’s book describes Kentucky's frontier people and the daily hardships they faced when they arrived in Kentucky. You will learn how the pioneers survived attacks by the Shawnee Indians and learned to live in the savage land of “Kain-tuck-ee”. You will also learn what the pioneers and ancient mummies of Egypt have in common and why Kentucky was called the Dark and Bloody Ground.

1 comment:

K Melissa Burton said...

Hey, thanks for blogging about my book. I was unfamiliar with your blog. I have a YA novel coming out in the no-too-distant future. I'll make sure you get a copy. It's set in Lawrenceburg, so many of your readers will recognize the names of places.