Fourteen-year-old Ted McNabb is thrilled that he has been invited to be part of John C. Frémont’s Fourth Expedition, thanks to his Uncle Alexis. Although he is excited, Ted is a bit nervous after hearing rumors of dangerous wild animals and unwelcoming indigenous people. He has no idea that there are much bigger obstacles to face and that his greatest fears may prove to be his greatest assets. In fact, his life may depend on them!
This compelling story is based on the true account of Frémont’s Fourth Expedition along the 38th Parallel.