The Skeleton Tree

January 5, 2016|
The Skeleton Tree by Iain Lawrence
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Less than 48 hours after twelve-year-old Chris casts off on a trip to sail down the Alaskan coast with his uncle, their boat sinks. The only survivors are Chris and a boy named Frank, who hates Chris immediately. Chris and Frank have no radio, no flares, no food. Suddenly, they''ve got to find a way to forage, fish and scavenge supplies from the shore. Chris likes the company of a curious friendly raven more than he likes the prickly Frank. But the boys have to get along if they want to survive.

Because as the days get colder, and the salmon migration ends, survival will take more than sheer force of will. There in the wilderness of Kodiak, they discover a bond they didn''t expect, and through it, the compassion and teamwork that might truly be the path to rescue.

Iain Lawrence grew up moving all over Canada with his family. He''s worked in logging, fishing, and even as a forest fire fighter, before studying journalism in Vancouver and working at newspapers for ten years. Today, he lives in the Gulf Islands with his companion, Kristin, and their dog and cat. He is the author of fifteen books for...
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Title:The Skeleton Tree
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.8 X 0.9 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.8 X 0.9 in
Published:January 5, 2016
Publisher:Tundra
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781101918357

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