Annotations for Wingwalker


Baker & Taylor
After the Depression and the Dust Bowl, Reuben's family became financially devastated, causing his father to join a traveling show as a wingwalker to put food on the family's table, in a tale about life on the country fair circuit. 40,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
During the Depression, Reuben and his out-of-work parents move from Oklahoma to Minnesota, where his father gets a job as a carnival wingwalker and Reuben has a chance to overcome his terror of flying.

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HARPERCOLL
Once upon a time in America, half the people lost every dime they ever had. Then the coming of the Dust Bowl hit as hard as a prairie tornado. Reuben, just completing second grade in Ambler, Oklahoma, has grown up knowing the richness of farm life. Now his father, desperate to make ends meet, takes a job as a wingwalker in a traveling county fair. Uprooted from the life he's loved and afraid of his own shadow, Reuben needs a full measure of love and courage to get by.

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