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The Crazy Man

by Pamela Porter
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: alternative family, depression & mental illness, farm & ranch life

It is 1965, and twelve-year-old Emaline lives on a wheat farm in southern Saskatchewan. Her family has fallen apart. When her beloved dog, Prince, chased a hare into the path of the tractor, she chased after him, and her dad accidentally ran over her leg with the discer, leaving her with a long convalescence and a permanent disability. But perhaps …

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