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Blackwater Ben

by William Durbin

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Wendy Lamb Books in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Minnesota
    • Subjects:
    • Lumber camps -- Fiction.,
    • Logging -- Fiction.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Minnesota -- Fiction.,
    • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.,
    • Minnesota -- History -- 1858- -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In the winter of 1898, a seventh-grade boy drops out of school to work with his father, the cook at Blackwater Logging Camp in Minnesota.

      Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam Durbin.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.D9323 Bl 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. ;
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3578094M
      ISBN 100385729286, 0385901496
      LC Control Number2002155586

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As usual, Durbin does an excellent job of weaving a story out of forgotten history lived 5/5(6). Blackwater Ben By William Durbin William Durbin did a really good in this book about telling the history of lumberjacks but in a cook position. I think a lot of the time you hear just about the lumberjacks and the stress and all of their work, but I dont know that there is as much credit given to /5.

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Mrs. Wilson sends a lively letter about a bear to Ben. In the winter ofBen joins his father at a northern Minnesota logging camp. Unhappy at school and eager to prove himself, he would also love to hear more stories about his mother, who died when he was very young.

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