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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (8,772 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elizabeth George Speare Narrator: Greg Schaffer Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Twelve-year-old Matt is left on his own in the Maine wilderness while his father leaves to bring the rest of the family to their new settlement. When he befriends Attean, an Indian chief's grandson, he is invited to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and go on to a new life?

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  • Winner of the 1984 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Luther Walker | 2/20/2014

    " actually, I HAVE 2 read it because of our reading groups- I'm in it with, Bill, Brandon, and Matt "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Julie Bennett | 2/16/2014

    " Totally a guy book. But, as a girl reading it, I must say that I stayed interested the whole time! Matt and his father, in the 18th century, go to Maine to get everything ready for his mother and sister's arrival such as building the log cabin and planting crops. But Matt's father must go back to get the girls and Matt is left alone in the cabin for the time. Things happen that he can't control and he must learn how to deal with these things until finally some local Indians have pity on him and help him in many ways. This was actually a pretty good book and I can see why it won the Newbery Honor. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Shelli | 2/6/2014

    " Good young adult book...kids read it for school. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by bkjunkie | 2/5/2014

    " This is a wonderful story with simple words and deep running themes about coming of age doing what's right taking care of others duty honoring promises being faithful learning to survive on your own and family love. I reaaly enjoyed it. "

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