The wanigan: a life on the river

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Pub. Date:
2002.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
810L
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Before the spring of 1878, 11-year-old Annabel Lee had never even heard of a wanigan. But she and her mother are now stranded on the small floating cookshack for three months while her father and the other loggers move their timber down the river to the mills at Lake Huron. With a constant threat of forest fires, timber pirates, and log jams, it's a perilous journey, especially for a delicate girl who'd rather read poetry than live in the rough company of loggers. But the Au Sable river and its shores soon reveal their beauties. And by the time the wanigan nears Lake Huron, Annabel can't imagine waking up without a brand-new surprise outside her window each morning. In a novel of rugged river adventure and evocative nature writing, Gloria Whelan brings 19th-century history--and one girl's summer river journey--to life for young readers.
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9780375814297
9780375914294
9780440418825
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.1, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
810L
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full_title wanigan a life on the river
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subject_facet Frontier and pioneer life. -- Michigan -- Fiction, Logging -- Fiction, Lumbermen -- Fiction, Michigan -- Fiction
title_display The wanigan : a life on the river
title_full The wanigan : a life on the river / by Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by Emily Martindale
title_short The wanigan :
title_sub a life on the river
topic_facet Frontier and pioneer life, Logging, Lumbermen, Michigan