The Matchlock Gun Book
The Matchlock Gun Book
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The Matchlock Gun

Written by Walter D. Edmonds and illustrated by Paul Lantz

Published by Penguin Young Readers Group

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The story of Edward, a child in 1756 colonial New York State, whose father, called away to watch for raids, entrusts him to defend his family from the constant threats of warring French and Indians. Winner of the Newbery Medal. Reissue.

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  • Age Range: 7-10
  • Pages: 80
  • Book Type: chapter
  • Publication Date: January 1, 1998
  • ISBN: 0698116801
  • ISBN 13: 9780698116801
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