Marven of the Great North Woods

Marven of the Great North Woods

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When the influenza epidemic strikes Duluth, Minnesota, in 1918, Marven's parents send their son far away from the danger of the disease. But a logging camp in the great north woods?
A true story of a small Jewish boy and a bearish French-Canadian lumberjack . . . and how they became friends under the most unusual circumstances.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 236.22 x 274.32 x 5.08mm | 204.12g
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152168265
  • 9780152168261
  • 583,957

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"A satisfying story of courage and adaptability."--School Library Journal
"Hawkes's illustrations are as moving and effective as the story. . . . This book is a happy adventure that brims with rugged excitement."--Kirkus Reviews
"A spirited and affecting tale."--San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
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About Kathryn Lasky

KATHRYN LASKY has written several picture books, photo-essays, and novels for young readers. Her honors include the prestigious National Jewish Book Award. Ms. Lasky lives in Cambridge, Massachusets. KEVIN HAWKES has illustrated many popular picture books. He lives on an island off the coast of Maine.
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Rating details

129 ratings
4.06 out of 5 stars
5 36% (47)
4 40% (52)
3 19% (24)
2 2% (3)
1 2% (3)
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