This novel is about a twelve year old boy who must survive when his father goes to retrieve his mother and sisters. This novel ties in nicely with the Grade 6 Social chapter-The Iroquois Confederacy
how the ends of logs were cut so they could fit together
to feel a continuous pain
space under the roof; attic
AN OLD table made of wood
to coat or spread a surface with a thick substance
If you get tongue-tied, you find it difficult to express yourself, usually because you are nervous.
wearily walked or tramped
mud, clay, grass used to fill in the spaces between logs in a cabin
a hard kind of stone
owners of land or business
"servant" officials within the early church who are like the presbyters in that they assisted the bishops, but were on closer terms with the congregations at large
Unfamiliar language; a dialect or special jargon.
located in Maine, goes up eastern side of Maine.
stopped from having something
mind, the ability to think
to carry on through despite hardships; to put up with
big and strong; muscular
an open space of land in a forest
influenced or controlled by something
a special talent or skill