Photos and essays detail the building of this collector’s model rifle, valued at over 0,000, which has made its way through the hands of the world’s most renowned artisan gunmakers, and from the walnut orchard in Australia where the wood was harvested for the stock to the checkering cradle in Montana; from the steel mill in Michigan to the engraver’s vise in Arizona — where it now sits waiting for final customization.The book includes photos by award winning firearms photographer Ron Toews and descriptive narrative from many of the contributing artisans.
is on the IBBY List of Books for Children Living With Disabilities.
This YA novel has one of the best starts of any I have read. aloud to students elicits a most powerful reaction.
As I read, their eyes grow larger and they lean forward, an indication of their involvement.
Learn more at: Samantha Haywood Mariama Ahmed is a writer and freelance content marketer based in Toronto, Ontario.
Her writings and interviews have been featured on CBC’s Fresh Air and Life Rattle Press.
Agent: Sandra Bishop Reeve Abraben is a nationally recognized custom gunmaker and a member of the American Custom Gunmakers Guild.