A young Indian boy from Nipigon country in the Canadian wilderness carves a twelve-inch canoe with a kneeling Indian figure and frees it to undertake a journey to the Atlantic Ocean in his place. He must stay home and help his father, but yearns to learn about the world beyond his life in the village.
Why is there winter in the Southern Hemisphere at the same time there is summer in the Northern Hemisphere? Here is an explanation of how the position of Earth in relation to the sun causes seasons and the wonders that come with each one of them. Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring comes again. Year after year, the seasons repeat themselves.
One morning a little girl wakes up to find everything in life arranging itself into a math problem, and she must find her way out of the Math Curse!
When Ike Larue is "imprisoned" at the Igor Brotweiler Canine Academy, he tries everything to get sent home - weepy letters to his owner, even illness. In reality, Brotweiler is more like camp than prison, but still, Ike's not cut out for life without Mrs. Larue & his creature comforts. Finally, he runs away only to find himself back in Snort City - just in time to save Mrs. Larue's life.
The importance of small things in a world dominated by great size is illustrated in this real-life story of a lighthouse on the shores of the Hudson River.
©1981 Vera B. Williams; (P)2009 HarperCollins Publishers
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