The Floating Circus

The Floating Circus

Book - 2008
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In 1850s Pittsburgh, thirteen-year-old Owen leaves his younger brother and sneaks aboard a circus housed in a riverboat, where he befriends a freed slave, learns to work with elephants, and finally comes to terms with the choices he has made in his difficult life.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2008.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9781599901855
Call Number: ZIMMER
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Historical fiction, Juvenile.
River boats -- Juvenile fiction.
Circus -- Juvenile fiction.
Abandoned children -- Juvenile fiction.


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