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The Lucky Piece: A Tale of the North Woods By Albert Bigelow Paine
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The Lucky Piece: A Tale of the North Woods by Albert Bigelow Paine has 16 chapters: CHAPTER I-BUT PALADINS RIDE FAR BETWEEN CHAPTER II-OUT IN THE BLOWY WET WEATHER CHAPTER III-THE DEEP WOODS OF... More > ENCHANTMENT CHAPTER IV-A BRIEF LECTURE AND SOME INTRODUCTIONS CHAPTER V-A FLOWER ON A MOUNTAIN TOP CHAPTER VI-IN THE "DEVIL'S GARDEN" CHAPTER VII-THE PATH THAT LEADS BACK TO BOYHOOD CHAPTER VIII-WHAT CAME OUT OF THE MIST CHAPTER IX-A SHELTER IN THE FOREST CHAPTER X-THE HERMIT'S STORY CHAPTER XI-DURING THE ABSENCE OF CONSTANCE CHAPTER XII-CONSTANCE RETURNS AND HEARS A STORY CHAPTER XIII-WHAT THE SMALL WOMAN IN BLACK SAW CHAPTER XIV-WHAT MISS CARROWAY DID CHAPTER XV-EDITH AND FRANK CHAPTER XVI-THE LUCKY PIECE and this book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format< Less
The Lucky Piece: A Tale of the North Woods By Albert Bigelow Paine
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an... More > American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humor, and verse.Paine was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and was moved to Bentonsport, Iowa when one year old. From early childhood until early adulthood, Paine lived in the village of Xenia in southern Illinois; here he received his schooling. His home in Xenia is still standing. At the age of twenty, he moved to St. Louis, where he trained as a photographer, and became a dealer in photographic supplies in Fort Scott, Kansas. Paine sold out in 1895 to become a full-time writer, moving to New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Paine< Less
The Voyageurs (A North Woods Canoe Adventure) By Bruce Stacy
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Ben, a 13 year old boy, is invited to accompany his Uncle Jake and their French-Canadian guide on their annual canoe-camping-fishing trip into the North Woods. They fly to Duluth, Minnesota where... More > they are met by their voyageur-like guide, Mick. Mick then drives them to the fringes of civilization and they launch their canoes into the wilderness. The trip is an awakening for Ben, who overcomes his lack of self confidence while learning outdoor lore, the history of the North Woods, the voyageur culture, and solving a longstanding family mystery. This story is part educational, part history and part mystery wrapped in the magic of the northland . . .< Less
The Voyageurs (A North Woods Canoe Adventure) By Bruce Stacy
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Ben, a 13 year old boy, is invited to accompany his Uncle Jake and their French-Canadian guide on their annual canoe-camping-fishing trip into the North Woods. They fly to Duluth, Minnesota where... More > they are met by their voyageur-like guide, Mick. Mick then drives them to the fringes of civilization and they launch their canoes into the wilderness. The trip is an awakening for Ben, who overcomes his lack of self confidence while learning outdoor lore, the history of the North Woods, the voyageur culture, and solving a longstanding family mystery. This story is part educational, part history and part mystery wrapped in the magic of the northland . . .< Less
On Thin Ice: The Life and Times of a North Woods Caretaker By Caperton Tissot
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Tuck Rising, an injured ski champion, returns to his hometown to find work as a Great Camp caretaker. With his new bride Britt Freier and his daughter Tibetta, he moves into a rustic home in the... More > village of Meltmor, planning to stay only until he recovers from his injury and returns to racing. However, that is not to be. Like walking on thin ice, every step he takes brings him closer to peril. This story romps through the high jinks and hard times of a northern village and the lives of caretakers. In a twist of magic realism, Pitt and his pet Rat’s prophesies remind us that the way forward is not always clear. Life in the North brings Tuck far more obstacles than flags on a race course. Mystery, fun and sorrow, this story has it all. This book is a revision of Tibetta's World; High Jinks and Hard Times in the North Country.< Less
A Reverence for Wood By Eric Sloane
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The special knowledge of which wood is suited to which task, the ready identification of native trees, the reverence for wood, the instinctive knowledge that wood can warm the soul as well as the... More > body -- these virtues of a bygone age are revived in Eric Sloane's remarkable work. Heavily illustrated, with a section on identification of nearly sixty native trees, A REVERENCE FOR WOOD provides an illuminating view of the resource that made possible so much of the early settlement of North America.< Less
Gretchen's Wood By Ran Cartwright
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Columbiana County, Ohio – a place of dark woods, meandering creeks, open farmland, and twisting narrow back country roads. It’s colorful there, from the flat farmland in the north to the... More > rolling hills in the south. Picture postcard perfect. Almost. There are also the haunted ruins of a lock and canal system, the Sprucevale ghost town, legends of Big Foot, and other...things...said to walk the dark woods. But it wouldn’t be so bad if that’s all it was. There is something else in those woods, something ancient, as old as time. It waits and watches, and sometimes whispers to the unsuspecting. On rare occasions someone stumbles upon it. Fortunately, most don’t live to regret it.< Less
Frank In The Woods By Harry Castlemon
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Our scene opens in the swamp that stretches away for miles north of Lawrence. It was a cold, dreary night. The wind moaned and whistled through the leafless branches of the trees, sending the snow in... More > fitful gusts through every nook and corner of the forest. On the banks of a small lake, that lay hemmed in on all sides by tall trees, which bowed to every gust of the winter's storm, was an encampment. A rude hut--built, however, after the most approved hunter fashion, with its back to the wind, and its front open to a cheerful fire--stood in a little grove of evergreens, ready to receive beneath its friendly shelter four boys, whom you could easily recognize as our old friends of the sailing and fishing frolics described in "THE YOUNG NATURALIST." We left them, after a hard day's work at fox-hunting--Archie asleep on the bed, and Frank seated in his easy chair, reading one of his favorite authors; while George and Harry, who had a quarter of a mile to go before they reached home,< Less
Frank In The Woods By Harry Castlemon
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Our scene opens in the swamp that stretches away for miles north of Lawrence. It was a cold, dreary night. The wind moaned and whistled through the leafless branches of the trees, sending the snow in... More > fitful gusts through every nook and corner of the forest. On the banks of a small lake, that lay hemmed in on all sides by tall trees, which bowed to every gust of the winter's storm, was an encampment. A rude hut--built, however, after the most approved hunter fashion, with its back to the wind, and its front open to a cheerful fire--stood in a little grove of evergreens, ready to receive beneath its friendly shelter four boys, whom you could easily recognize as our old friends of the sailing and fishing frolics described in "THE YOUNG NATURALIST." We left them, after a hard day's work at fox-hunting--Archie asleep on the bed, and Frank seated in his easy chair, reading one of his favorite authors; while George and Harry, who had a quarter of a mile to go before they reached home,< Less
Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers: Part I By Arthur Cleveland Bent
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Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers: Part I by Arthur Cleveland Bent.This is the nineteenth in a series of bulletins of the United States National Museum on the life histories of North... More > American birds.< Less

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