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Shantymen of Cache Lake

by Bill Freeman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 15
  • Grade: 3 to 8

This is the story of 14-year-old John Bains and his sister Meg, 13, and the winter they spend working in alumber camp in the Ottawa Valley. Their father has been killed and they have to find work to support their family. After a long and adventurous trip, the two reach the camp to find it torn by tension between the forman and the lumbermen. Meg an …