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Paddle-to-the-Sea (1941)

by Holling C. Holling

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A young Indian boy carves an Indian figure in a small canoe and sends him off on a long, adventurous journey through the Great Lakes to the sea.
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  pszolovits | Feb 3, 2021 |
A carved Native American figurine-Paddle-to-the-Sea--makes his voyage from an Indian village through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. Beautiful illustrations and great geography. A true living textbook. ( )
  Carr_Memorial_Lib | Aug 20, 2020 |
A young Indian boy carves a little canoe with a figure inside and names him Paddle-to-the-Sea. Paddle's journey, in text and pictures, through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean provides an excellent geographic and historical picture of the region.
  riselibrary_CSUC | Jul 9, 2020 |
poor. front cover wear, water damage throughout book ( )
  lrenaj | Dec 5, 2019 |
I wasn’t sure what to think when I started this one. However, a couple of pages in, and I was hooked. Exploring the Great Lakes region with a floating toy was an amazing trip. This is definitely for older kids with the page of text and graphic on each spread. It may take a little convincing to get them to read the book, but it’s an enjoyable read with some great geography learning thrown in.
  coffeymuse | Sep 9, 2018 |
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A young American Indian boy (no tribe indicated) carves a small canoe with a seated figure to paddle it and sends the two off on a journey from Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean. … This is the story of Paddle-to-the-Sea's many adventures over the four years it takes him to reach the sea. No information on American Indians in contained in the story.
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John Henry Chapman with whose father I have paddled under, over, and through many a Great Lake wave.
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The Canadian wilderness was white with snow.
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