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Redcoats and Renegades by Barry McDivitt

Orca, 2012. 9781897235973.

Interest level: Grades 5 and up.

After a member of the newly formed North West Mounted Police catches 15 year old Hamlet Hamlin picking pockets, Hamlet finds himself employed by a grumpy old wagon master who is accompanying the inexperienced Redcoats on their 1874 expedition to bring law to the Canadian West. Being a city kid, Hamlet is unprepared for the physical hardships and astounded by the unruly characters and the wild situations he and the troupe encounter along their way.

9 thoughts on “Redcoats and Renegades”

  1. This book is about a kid that is 15 and hamlet Hamlin. He goes to Fargo and gets accompanied by a man named Dutch and gets hired by him and go on a journey and join the Mounties to Alaska and stop the whiskey traders but on the way they get in a lot of trouble but finally get to Alaska

  2. i adore this book!! so funny! sadly not my favroite but it is really funny!! i like dutch most of all!! 🙂 😛 🙂 😛 🙂 😛 🙂 😛 😉

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