Lost in the BarrensBook - 1956
Canadian tale of adventure. Orphan Jamie Macnair has left the sefety of boarding-school life in the city to join his Uncle Angus, a trapper, in the icy reches of the Canadian north. Jamie loves his new life and treasures his friendship with Awasin, a neighbouring Cree. When Jamie and Awasin have the chance to join a Chipeweyan expedition to the remote Barren Grounds, they jump at it. But when they are separated from the group and lose their canoe in treacherous rapids, they must face the wilderness with no food and no hope of rescue. Winter is approaching and survival will test every ounce of their ingenuity and their resilience. "
Publisher: Boston, MA : Little, Brown, c1956
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