Title: Alphonso Wetmore
Publisher: Truman State University Press
Book Condition: New
Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; YNH; YNM. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 260 x 180. . . 2015. Library Binding. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781612481470
Synopsis: Alphonso Wetmore wanted adventure. He lost his arm in battle in the War of 1812, but he did not give up. He stayed in the army and joined an expedition down the Missouri River. He traveled to Mexico as a trader on the Santa Fe Trail, and he visited California. Alphonso also wrote stories for newspapers and published a book about Missouri. Alphonso s stories tell about his adventures and about life on the Missouri frontier. This book is included in the nonfiction book series, Notable Missourians, for young readers in grades 4 to 6 about people who contributed to Missouri's history or culture and who were born or lived in Missouri.
About the Author: Mary Barile has a PhD in theater from University of Missouri, Columbia. She is the author of The Haunted Boonslick: Ghosts, Ghouls & Monsters of Missouri s Heartland and other books about Missouri history. She lives in Boonville, Missouri.
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