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A young Indian boy from Nipigon country in the Canadian wilderness carves a twelve-inch canoe with a kneeling Indian figure and frees it to undertake a journey to the Atlantic Ocean in his place. He must stay home and help his father but yearns to learn about the world beyond his life in the village. Four years later this tiny vessel reaches its destination, ending a journey fraught with danger, excitement, and beauty.

Taking the listener through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean, Holling Clancy Holling gives us a treasure chest of geography and natural science wrapped in an unforgettably beautiful story. This timeless award-winning book has been a favorite of families for over sixty years.

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Grouped Work ID bf0a24b1-69cc-4ccc-30b6-1468b131f239
Grouping Title paddle to the sea
Grouping Author holling holling clancy
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-22 10:49:22AM
Last Indexed 2019-03-22 10:52:33AM

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title_display Paddle-to-the-Sea
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