Jesse is so excite that the book boat has stopped at his town on the Erie Canal. He so desperately wants his own copy of Swiss Family Robinson, but he doesn’t have enough money. Jesse vows to do chores and jobs to earn the money for the book. When the boat arrives, will it still have the books that Jesse wants? Will it be sold? Read The Book Boat’s In by Cynthia Cotten and learn how books traveled on the Erie Canal.
Reviewed by Mrs. Bruno at Arongen