Marven of the Great North Woods



The True Story Of A Small Jewish Boy And Bearish Lumberjack And How They Became Friends Under The Most Unusual Circumstances.Marven of the Great North Woods

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  • Paperback
  • Marven of the Great North Woods
  • Kathryn Lasky
  • English
  • 24 April 2018
  • 003092121X

10 thoughts on “Marven of the Great North Woods

  1. says:

    Great youth story of courage of young boy, and the capacity for boys to be productive and helpful and brave earlier than many might think today.

  2. says:

    This is a wonderful picture book It is a bit long, so I d recommend for ages 5 and up But it succeeds in a tough genre for children s books period non fiction.It s a story of a 10 year old, Marven, who is sent away from his family during the flu epidemic of 1918 He leaves Duluth and goes to a logging camp in Northern Minnesota The language, imagery, and illustrations are perfect for creating a sense of isolation and anxiety and yet portray the heartiness and fortitude of this generation I This is a wonderful picture book It is a bit long, so I d recommend for ages 5 and up But it succeeds in a tough genre for children s books period non fiction.It s a story of a 10 year old, Marven, who is sent away from his family during the flu epidemic of 1918 He leaves Duluth and goes to a logging camp in Northern Minnesota The language, imagery, and illustrations are perfect for creating a sense of isolation and anxiety and yet portray the heartiness and fortitude of this generation I immediately thought of how different things are today as parents commonly do not allow their kids to wait at the bus stop or play unsupervised at a park You cannot help but feel the s...

  3. says:

    Such a neat account I love that the author is telling her father s story We really enjoyed this book.The only thing that would have made it better is if there had been included a glossary of French terms For the most part, the context was helpful, so we understood the words, in a way, but I am such a literal translation sort of person that I always like to know exactly what the unfamiliar phrases are saying Frankly, I wish every book that scatters foreign words throughout its text would in Such a neat account I love that the author is telling her father s story We really enjoyed this book.The only thing that would have made it better is if there had been included a glossary of French te...

  4. says:

    I remember this story It was a great story of friendship It also teaches children about the Jewish culture and the Influenza Epidemic of 1918 This is one of the many books that will always have a place in my heart.

  5. says:

    Winner of the Jewish Books Award Based on the persona history of the author s father Great illustrations by Kevin Hawkes.

  6. says:

    Lovely drawings complement an enchanting story about little Marvin, age 10, who is sent from the city of the Duluth to work in a logging camp in Northern Minnesota for the winter While many, if not most, children will float along with Marvin into his gentle fate, some children, particularly those with fear, anxiety, trauma or a difficult start will have difficulty with the opening pages in which Marvin s family discusses that he is being sent away ...

  7. says:

    Marven of the Great North Woods is a realistic fiction book It is an award winner of the National Jewish Book Award.This book is written for intermidiate aged children The book is a story of a boy who was sent off to the country after his great aunt died from influenza His parents sent him to the country to be safe and become a man Without knowing any French and not knowing any one, he managed to live a happy life Once the sickness was gone, Marven joined his family again in the city This Marven of the Great North Woods is a realistic fiction book It is an award winner of the National Jewish Book Award.This book is written for intermidiate aged children The book is a story of a boy who was sent off to the country after his great aunt died from influenza His parents sent him to the country to be safe and become a man Without knowing any French and not knowing any one, he managed to li...

  8. says:

    Boys love this book, whose title character is based on the author s father Marven was sent by himself from Duluth, MN to the great north wooda to a logging camp during the great flu pandemic of 1918 My sons love realistic fictionone of our all time favorites is from dawn to dusk by Natalie Kinsey warnock This one made quite an impression on them both because of...

  9. says:

    Kathryn Lasky retells a story from her father s childhood in northern Minnesota The story of how and why he spent a winter at a logging camp It is so very different from contemporary stories about 10 year old boys Because I am interested in the area, the time period, and the logging camps, I found it to be interesting I m not sure how much appeal it would have to modern children I picked it up because my library was removing it from their collection On another note, the illustrat...

  10. says:

    The blurb on the jacket says this is a true story about a small Jewish boy and a bearish French Canadian lumberjack and how they became friends under the most unusual circumstances The library of Congress information describes the story as fiction lumber camps, loggers, influenza, and Jews in Minnesota Why the discrepancy Is the basic story true but the details conversations, feelings, descriptions of settings The story feels very real Year 1918I like the art, the writing, the advent The blurb on the jacket says this is a true story about a small Jewish boy and a bearish French Canadian lumberjack and how they became friends under the most unusual circumstances The library of Congress information describes the story as fiction lumber camps, loggers, influenza, and Jews in Minnesota Why the discrepancy Is the basic story true but the details conversations, feelings, descriptions of settings The story feels very real ...

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