The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn: Free Young Adult eBook
The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn by Frank Kelso: Coming-Of-Age in 1853. Plump, lazy, and spoiled, Nigel enters an unwelcome new world – work or starve. He finds survival is the way of life on the prairie. 200 miles later, the mule train reaches the first town. Nigel’s choices: an orphanage or an apprenticeship on the mule train. Years later, Nigel wonders if the orphanage would have been easier.