"A wonderful story that brings together
family, responsibility, opportunity,
adventure, history, geography, New
Jersey's canals, and how things work.
And its full-color illustrations will fascinate
young readers with their detail."
Ann Bartholomew, Book Editor
Comments from educators:
"Great balance between the historic era of canals and the adventures of
a young boy adjusting to the world away from home."
Phoebe Hastings, Third Grade Teacher
“Adults and children alike will enjoy this account of a boy's adventure on
the Delaware and Raritan Canal."
Lynda Breznitsky, School Librarian
“Readers experience stepping back in time to relive the adventures of a
young boy during the canal era.”
Lynn Cooke, Fourth Grade Teacher
|This beautifully illustrated children's book follows the adventures of Josh
Riley, the son of the bridgetender in Griggstown on the Delaware &
Raritan Canal. Longing to leave his tiny village, Josh finally gets the
chance to become a muletender and visit cities and towns all along the
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