“Send Us A Boy. . . We’ll Send You A Cowboy!” is the slogan of the Box County Boy’s Camp. But for the nail-biters, thumb-suckers and teeth-grinders—the cast-away offspring of parents who are busy traveling, being divorced, remarrying, and garnering fortunes—it’s just another place to find rejection. The other campers and counselors pick upon them mercilessly, calling them “The Bedwetters.” But when a herd of buffalo is slaughtered before their eyes, they are galvanized into action. Their leader, Cotton, takes them on a fantastic mission to sneak out of camp and save the remaining buffalo—and, in the process, to save themselves. But as the raw red Arizona sun rises, they will discover the cost of their one grand moment of glory. . .
From the Compact Disc edition.
About Glendon Swarthout
Glendon Swarthout had the widest literary range of any American author of his generation, writing 16 novels that ranged from dramas to comedies to romances and mysteries, and another 6 novellas for young adults with his wife, Kathryn. Many of… More about Glendon Swarthout
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Published by Listening Library (Audio) Jan 12, 2004| 270 Minutes| Young Adult| ISBN 9781415912713