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Navigating Early

by Clare Vanderpool

Hardcover, 306 pages, Random House Childrens Books, List Price: $16.99 |

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Abruptly placed in a boy's boarding school in Maine after his mother's death at the end of World War II, Kansas youth Jack Baker befriends Early Auden, an unusual boy with whom Jack embarks on a quest along the Appalachian Trail in search of a legendary great black bear. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of Moon Over Manifest.

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