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 rth 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.
KATHRYN LASKY has written several picture books, photo-essays, and novels for young readers. Her honors include the prestigious National Jewish Book Award. Ms. Lasky lives in Cambridge, Massachusets. KEVIN HAWKES has illustrated many popular picture books. He lives on an island off the coast of Maine.