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Lost in the Barrens
Lost in the Barrens
Author: Farley Mowat, Charles Geer (Illustrator)
Awasin, a Cree Indian boy, and Jamie, a Canadian orphan living with his uncle, the trapper Angus Macnair, are enchanted by the magic of the great Arctic wastes. They set out on an adventure that proves longer and more dangerous than they could have imagined. Drawing on his knowledge of the ways of the wilderness and the implacable northern eleme...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316586382
ISBN-10: 0316586382
Publication Date: 6/1956
Pages: 244
Reading Level: Young Adult
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Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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A very entertaining adventure book, for preteens and up about two boys lost in the far North of Canada and facing the approaching winter. Characterization is good and the chapters are short and the text is active. A good book for homeschoolers about living in the Arctic.

Not surprisingly, the author is Farley Mowat.
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