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A LOADED GUN. STOLEN GOLD. And a menacing stranger. A taut frontier survivor story, set at the time of the Alaska gold rush.
In an isolated cabin, fourteen-year-old Sig is alone with a corpse: his father, who has fallen through the ice and frozen to death only hours earlier. Then comes a stranger claiming that Sig's father owes him a share of a horde of stolen gold. Sig's only protection is a loaded Colt revolver hidden in the cabin's storeroom. The question is, will Sig use the gun, and why?
Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Michael L. Printz Award - Honor, Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List, ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adults, YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, American Library Association Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adults, Indiana Read Alouds Too Good to Miss Master List, ALA Best Books for Young Adults, American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, CPL: Chicago Public Library Best of the Best
Wash Day, dusk
Even the dead tell stories.
Sig looked across the cabin to where his father lay, waiting for him to speak, but his father said nothing, because he was dead. Einar Andersson lay on the table, his arms half...