In time for second canyon jump, check out YA novel about the famous Knievel stunt

In 1974, daredevil Evel Knievel failed to cross the Snake River Canyon in his Skycycle near Twin Falls, Idaho.

Forty two years later, stuntman Eddie Braun will attempt the canyon jump in September. His rocket bike, called the Evel Spirit, has been constructed by Scott Truax, the son of rocket engineer Bob Truax who built Knievel’s rocket .

Billie Neville is a young girl who wanted to be a daredevil like Evel Knievel when he came to Twin Falls. Check out a free preview of the award-winning YA novel BILLIE NEVILLE TAKES A LEAP by Bonnie Dodge and Patricia Santos Marcantonio.

Billie Neville Takes a Leap

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