Please note: This title is a required book for Orange LLATL program, as it is used in one of the four book studies.
Twelve year-old Matt must survive alone in their cabin in the Maine wilderness until his father returns. He is not prepared for an attack by a swarm of bees, and is rescued by an Indian chief and his grandson. The boys become friends, and when there is no sign of Matt’s family after many months, Matt is asked to join the Beaver tribe and move North. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and move on to a new life? Also Used in Konos Volume I and II.
Newbery Honour Book