Mackinac Bridge: The Story of the Five Mile Poem (Tales of by Gloria Whelan,Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

By Gloria Whelan,Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

Set within the overdue Fifties, this is often the relocating tale of a tender boy whose father operates a ferryboat among Michigan's higher and decrease peninsulas. As younger Mark witnesses the construction of the hot Mackinac Bridge, he's torn among relatives loyalty and keen anticipation. He can not help being awestruck through the majesty of the five-mile-long bridge that may attach the 2 peninsulas and alter the lives of such a lot of. however the amazing Mac also will positioned Mark's father into chapter 11. As his father struggles with the stream of growth, Mark goals of destiny bridges he'll construct. information of the advanced development of the bridge will fascinate young ones as they study a massive a part of America's background and are available to appreciate the that means of swap. The Mackinac Bridge Authority offers background notes in the back of the book.

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