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Download Worth Audiobook (Unabridged)

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1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 1.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: A. LaFaye Narrator: Tommy Flemin Publisher: Live Oak Media Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Life for a family on a Nebraska homestead is difficult, with illness and weather causing worries about crops and finances, and conflicts between ranchers and farmers. For 11-year-old Nate's family, the days grow even darker when he gets his leg crushed in a farm accident. To help out, Nate's father brings home John Worth, just off the Orphan Train and dealing with the loss of his own family in a New York City tenement fire.

With Nate's honest telling of the story comes a fascinating narrative of family life during the late 19th century: the overwhelming responsibility children endured; the grueling, daily chores; the family's struggle to hold onto their land and deal with their losses; the importance of community and the mores of the time. The richly drawn characters and their courageous, candid story present an important slice of history and a compelling exploration of friendship. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sarah | 6/5/2011

    " The early 1900's, a farmer boy gets crippled when he gets hit by lightening and breaks his leg. His father get a farmhand, and the boys are jealous of each other; they each have something the other wants. I like how in the end they shared what they both desired, and became friends. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lauren | 2/13/2011

    " it's a good book but kinda sad. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Debrah | 2/7/2011

    " i liked this book alot. it was funny and sad. its about this kid nate. he breaks his leg so the family adoups a kid to help on the farm. i recomend this book "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ireland | 11/24/2010

    " I liked this book a lot with all the sadness and love. I recommend this to readers who love history!!! "

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