Marven of the Great North Woods

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By Kathryn Lasky
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books
Marven of the Great North Woods
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When the great influenza epidemic strikes Duluth, Minnesota, in 1918, Marvens parents know they must send their son far away to keep him safe from the disease. So the tenyearold boards a train headed for a logging camp, not knowing if he will ever see his family again. In the great north woods, Marven finds a new world of towering trees, endless expanses of snow, and lumberjacks as big as grizzly bears. He feels very alone among the enormous woodsmenuntil he meets JeanLouis, the burliest jack of all, and they become fast friends.

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3576 words3,576 words
48 pages48 pages
Lexile AD810LLexile AD810L
Published 1997Published 1997

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