Marven of the Great North Woods

by Kathryn Lasky, Kevin Hawkes

A heatwarming story of unlikely friends.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780152168261
  • ISBN-10: 0152168265
  • Pages: 48
  • Publication Date: 10/01/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 50
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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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  • Reviews

    "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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