Friday, June 19, 2009

Sam Patch: Daredevil Jumper

Sam Patch: Daredevil Jumper
by Julie Cummins
ill. Michael Allen Austin
picture book biography
New York : Holiday House, c2009

Sam Patch always loved to jump. Whether he was jumping off rooftops, cliffs or ships, Sam loved the thrill of it. He earned quite a reputation as a true daredevil. His biggest feat was jumping off Niagara falls! He was a crowd-pleaser and did his best to put on a good show while doing his death-defying stunts. This beautifully illustrated biography is an informative and fast read about a fascinating American Legend.

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