Swift Rivers

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Swift Rivers is a children's historical novel by Cornelia Meigs. Set initially in 1835 in Minnesota, it is a story of the early days of the logging industry, when logs were floated down the Mississippi to St. Louis.[1] The novel, illustrated by Forrest W. Orr, was first published in 1931 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1933.[2]


  1. ^ The Newbery & Caldecott Awards: a Guide to the Medal and Honor Books by the Association for Library Service to Children, ALA Editions, 2009, page 78
  2. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-12-30.