New York :, Thomas Dunne Books,, 1999.
xi, 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
A Southern boy kills a man during the Civil War while defending his mother and finds in his pocket a map of buried gold. The novel follows his adventures to retrieve it, in the course of which he is captured by thieves and is rescued by an older girl. A first novel.
Reading Counts RC High School 6.9 15 Quiz: 23619 Guided reading level: NR.
Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.3 11.0 32528.