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Will Hobbs is the award-winning author of more than fifteen novels for young readers, including Jason's Gold, Wild Man Island, Jackie's Wild Seattle, and Leaving Protection. Seven of his books have been chosen by the American Library Association as Best Books for Young Adults. A graduate of Stanford University, Will lives in Durango, Colorado, with his wife, Jean. They are frequent visitors to southern Arizona's deserts and mountains. crossing the wire combines the author's on-the-ground experience with extensive research into the hardships facing immigrants attempting to cross illegally into the U.S. through these forbidding landscapes.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nome Region (Alaska) -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile fiction.
Nome Region (Alaska) -- Gold discoveries -- Fiction.
Yukon River (Yukon and Alaska) -- Fiction.
Racing -- Fiction.
Contests -- Fiction.
Voyages and travels -- Fiction.