The skeleton tree

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New York : Delacorte Press, 2016.
First edition.
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278 pages ; 22 cm.
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A modern-day adventure and classic in the making, in the vein of The Call of the Wild, Hatchet, and The Cay, by award-winning author Iain Lawrence.   Less than forty-eight hours after twelve-year-old Chris sets off on a sailing trip down the Alaskan coast with his uncle, their boat sinks. The only survivors are Chris and a boy named Frank, who hates Chris immediately. Chris and Frank have no radio, no flares, no food. Suddenly, they've got to forage, fish, and scavenge the shore for supplies. Chris likes the company of a curious, friendly raven more than he likes the prickly Frank. But the boys have to get along if they want to survive.   Because as the days get colder and the salmon migration ends, survival will take more than sheer force of will. Eventually, in the wilderness of Alaska, the boys discover an improbable bond--and the compassion that might truly be the path to rescue.
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"Chris and Frank's sailing vessel sinks and they are stranded alone in the wilds of Alaska. They don't like each other at all, but to survive they must build a relationship"--,Provided by publisher.
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Lawrence, I. (2016). The skeleton tree. First edition. New York: Delacorte Press.

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Lawrence, Iain, 1955-. 2016. The Skeleton Tree. New York: Delacorte Press.

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Lawrence, Iain, 1955-, The Skeleton Tree. New York: Delacorte Press, 2016.

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Lawrence, Iain. The Skeleton Tree. First edition. New York: Delacorte Press, 2016. Print.

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