A heatwarming story of unlikely friends.
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.
"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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