The Cookcamp

The Cookcamp

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Told through the eyes of a 5-year-old boy, this is a story of adventure and discovery in a cookcamp located in the Canadian woods during World War II.When?: World War IIWhere?: A cookcamp in the Canadian woodsWhy?: He's not really sure. One summer, a 5-year-old boy goes to live with his grandmother in a cookcamp. The camp is home to 9 men who are building a road through the woods. The boy misses his mother, but at the same time the camp becomes home--a special home where he learns to spit and rides the tractor. It's a wonderful summer, but then he lets slip to his grandmother about "Uncle Casey" and she writes seven letters to his mother. Seven letters that she mails "good and hard." A short while later, the boy returns home.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 115 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 17.78mm | 317.51g
  • Orchard Books (NY)
  • United States
  • English
  • 0531085279
  • 9780531085271

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552 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 25% (136)
4 35% (191)
3 30% (165)
2 9% (47)
1 2% (13)
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