Down the Yukon

Down the Yukon

3.91 (275 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$30.00

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


"Amid the shouts and the cheers and the splashing of oars, it was pandemonium. "Nome or bust!" I yelled. "As Dawson City goes up in flames, Jason Hawthorn itches to join the new rush for gold in Nome-nearly 2,000 miles away. Jamie Dunavant, the girl he loves, has just returned from the States and is ready for adventure. When a race to Nome with a $20,000 prize is announced, the two of them decide to attempt the journey together in their canoe. The Great Race across Alaska will be a grueling test of their courage and skills. Pursued by two dangerous men who swindled Jason's brothers out of their sawmill, Jason and Jamie will face the hazards of the Yukon River and, finally, the terrors of the open more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • CD-Audio
  • 101.6 x 215.9 x 53.34mm | 68.04g
  • Listening Library
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0739382292
  • 9780739382295
  • 2,185,994

Flap copy

Read by Boyd Gaines Approx. 6 hours 4 cassettes "We've got millions!" the prospectors roared to the throng at Seattle's docks. "The Klondike is the richest goldfield in the world!" Within moments, the telegraph is humming the news. Within hours, fifteen-year-old Jason Hawthorn is rushing west from New York City with a bad case of Klondike fever. For readers who love a survival story told with bone-chilling authenticity, Will Hobbs has spun a saga of courage, friendship and endurance set under the northern lights and amidst the actual events of the Klondike gold more

About Will Hobbs

Will Hobbs is the award-winning author of eleven previous novels for young readers, including "Ghost Canoe" and "Jason's Gold" also available on audio from Listening Library. Seven of his books have been chosen by the American Library Association as Best Books for Young more

Rating details

275 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 28% (78)
4 39% (108)
3 28% (77)
2 4% (11)
1 0% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X