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Title:The Skeleton Tree
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Tundra Books
ISBN:1101918357
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Number of Pages:288
Category:Adventure, Survival, Middle grade, Realistic fiction, Young adult, Canada, Fiction

The Skeleton Tree by Iain Lawrence

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Skeleton Tree Less than 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

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