Shantymen of Cache Lake

Shantymen of Cache Lake

Book - 1975
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This is the story of 14-year-old John Bains and his sister Meg, 13, and the winter they spend working in alumber camp in the Ottawa Valley. Their father has been killed and they have to find work to support their family. After a long and adventurous trip, the two reach the camp to find it torn by tension between the forman and the lumbermen. Meg and John are drawn into the fight as the work alongside the shantymen. The story reaches a dramatic end with the dangerous and exciting log drive down the Ottawa River.
Publisher: Toronto : J. Lorimer, 1975.
ISBN: 9780888620910
0888620918
9780888620903
088862090X
Branch Call Number: FREEM
Characteristics: 166 p. : ill., map

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Mar 04, 2013

Winner of the 1975 Canada Council Children's Literature Prize (for its text).

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