North

North

Book - 2004
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Tired of his mother's overprotectiveness and intrigued by the life of African American explorer Matthew Henson, twelve-year-old Alvin travels north and spends a season with a trapper near the Arctic Circle.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2004
ISBN: 9780060579876
0060579870
Characteristics: 344 p. : map

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rosepetal16
Apr 17, 2010

Not bad. It follows a boy through his ups and downs on his quest to follow in the path of his hero, Matthew Henson. Well Written.

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rosepetal16
Apr 17, 2010

Alvin is tired of being treated like a baby by his mother. When she takes it too far, and overreacts a lot, Alvin decides to follow in the steps of his hero, Matthew Henson, and that leads him to the bitter cold of Arctic Circle.

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