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The Woodsmans Boy: How a Ten-Year-Old Boy from London Became an Expert Adirondack Guide April Blanchard

The Woodsmans Boy: How a Ten-Year-Old Boy from London Became an Expert Adirondack Guide

April Blanchard

Published June 26th 2014
ISBN : 9780990327400
Paperback
224 pages
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 About the Book 

Winner of the Adirondack Center for Writing Award for Childrens Literature. William Chadwick is a scholar with big plans although hes only nine years old. His comfortable life as a popular, rich schoolboy in London is ruined when his grandparentsMoreWinner of the Adirondack Center for Writing Award for Childrens Literature. William Chadwick is a scholar with big plans although hes only nine years old. His comfortable life as a popular, rich schoolboy in London is ruined when his grandparents die, and he is forced move to a remote American wilderness to live with the father he has never met. Williams father is a poor Adirondack woodsman working as a guide for the wealthy elites, showing them where to fish and hunt. During Williams harsh and lonely life as a guide in the deep woods he becomes an expert woodsman and boat builder, and learns secrets about his family that his grandparents kept hidden.