Ban-Joe and Grey Eagle Author:Isabel McLennan McMeekin This is an illustrated book about a boy and his horse. — Ban-Joe Duffy was sure he was the unluckiest boy in Louisville--the unluckiest boy in all Kentucky. — He was a big boy, eleven-going-on-twelve, but he couldn't find any kind of job for himself though he'd been trying for two whole days. — It was a late June afternoon now and he and his pup, B... more »arker, were mighty hot and hungry. Thirsty, too.
Well, the Ohio River was full of water right down there below Main Street, wasn't it? If they filled up on water maybe there wouldn't be any room left in their insides for the rumbly-grumblies.
It was worth a try, anyway, Ban-Joe decided as he jogged downhill with Barker tagging his bare heels.
They were alone on the water front, the boy and the dog.« less