Marven of the Great North Woods - Kathryn Lasky (Paperback)

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Barcode
9780152168261
Department
Books
Released
1 Oct 2002
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Kathryn Lasky
Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Edition
Reprint
Language
English
Number of Pages
48
Dimensions
254 x 248 x 6mm (454g)

Annotation

  • When his Jewish parents send him to a Minnesota logging camp to escape the influenza epidemic of 1918, ten-year-old Marven finds a special friend.
  • During the influenza epidemic of 1918 in Duluth, Minnesota, Marven, a Jewish city boy, is sent to a logging camp to avoid the disease and must survive in this new world of forests, snow, grizzly bears, and burly lumberjacks where he unexpectedly makes a special friend. Reprint. Jr Lib Guild. 20,000 first printing.

Summary

  • A heatwarming story of unlikely friends.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Kindergarten Ages 5-6
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / General
Library Subject 1
Lumber camps; Fiction.
Library Subject 2
Loggers; Fiction.
Library Subject 3
Influenza; Fiction.
Dewey Classification
[E]

Author Bio

Lasky, Kathryn: - KATHRYN LASKY's many books for young people have received such honors as the Parents' Choice Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and a Newbery Honor citation. Her picture books include The Emperor's Old Clothes, illustrated by David Catrow; A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain, illustrated by Barry Moser; and Marven of the Great North Woods, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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