Synopses & Reviews
Relates how, in 1861, a boy named Charlie Miller became the youngest rider for the Pony Express, a mail service that linked the east and west coasts of the United States.
"With dialogue and events taken from Charlie's own stories, the book is an exciting bit of history that is fun to read." School Library Journal
"Orback's paintings bring the story to life, clearly illustrating Charlie's fear on that first harrowing night as a mail carrier. The book is completed by a short biography of the real Bronco Charlie." Children's Literature
About the Author
Brill holds a Master's degree in early childhood education and spent 13 years as a special educator.