Safety is downrivera??but first therea??s trouble ahead.
As soon as Dewey Martin sees the Indian creeping toward the cabina??and toward his unsuspecting grandmothera??he knows what to do: knock him down and take off before the rest of the raiding party arrives. The only means of escape is Deweya??s homemade raft, and lying in its path are rapids, wolves, Indians, and forty miles of uncharted river. Can a boy whoa??s never manned an oar and an old frontierswoman be the first to make it down Trouble River?
a??[An] original, suspenseful story of pioneer life, enlivened by touches of humor and vivid characterizations.a??a??Booklist??