by Betty Birney
reviewed by the students in 3E – 2012
Sassafras Springs is a small town in Missouri. Eben doesn’t think there’s anything exciting about his town. He wants to go somewhere new; someplace special like the Seven Wonders of the World. His dad challenges him with a bet: if he can find seven wonders in Sassafras Springs in seven days his dad will buy him a train ticket to visit his cousins in Colorado.
Eben begins his amazing adventure through his town, listening to people’s stories and hearing about their unique adventures. Will he find the wonders in time? Will he be able to go. Read The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs to find out.
If you’d like to see how Betty Birney got the idea for Sassafras Springs click in this link. Sassafras Springs is based on a real place.