By Patricia E Linson
Eleven-year-old Allister McRuer’s fears materialize while he and his
family arrive at their Manitoba pioneer dwelling house in 1892. What may possibly make
it worse? Being referred to as Allis.
During the journey from Lachute, Quebec to Cherry Creek, Manitoba, Allister
shares a teach boxcar with 3 of his brothers and all in their family’s
livestock. The nearer he will get to the dwelling house his father and oldest
brother, John, began 3 years in the past, the more serious Allister’s distress will get as
older brother, Will, torments Allister by means of calling him “Allis,” a reputation he
hates since it appears like “Alice.”
Allister’s first hour in Cherry Creek does little to ease his concerns.
While their brothers sell off the McRuers’ boxcars, Allister and his twin
brother, Jim, discover town. Allister is discouraged on the small measurement of
the neighborhood institution, pondering how he'll ever end grade 8.
As they proceed strolling, Allister and Jim witness a negative accident.
Although they’re in a position to support a horse and an injured motive force, Allister’s
anxiety over his family’s flow to the prairies takes a brand new flip while he’s
told that the single medical professional inside of seventy miles is out of city on another
call. Who can he get to aid them?
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A Boy Called Allis: Allister of Turtle Mountain Series by Patricia E Linson