Fires in the Wilderness

Fires in the Wilderness It s the Great Depression and times are hard Children are starving Families are scraping by on government handouts and the kindness of strangers There is no work to be had and no money to be earned T

  • Title: Fires in the Wilderness
  • Author: Jeffery L. Schatzer
  • ISBN: 9781587265501
  • Page: 342
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Fires in the Wilderness

    It s the Great Depression, and times are hard Children are starving Families are scraping by on government handouts and the kindness of strangers There is no work to be had and no money to be earned Teenager Jarek Sokolowski and his brother take action to save their loved ones they apply for jobs in the Civilian Conservation Corps CCC Fires in the Wilderness chronicIt s the Great Depression, and times are hard Children are starving Families are scraping by on government handouts and the kindness of strangers There is no work to be had and no money to be earned Teenager Jarek Sokolowski and his brother take action to save their loved ones they apply for jobs in the Civilian Conservation Corps CCC Fires in the Wilderness chronicles the journey of Polish boys from Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1934 After some training, they are shipped far from home to a work camp in Michigan s Upper Peninsula The friends take on backbreaking jobs that leave them bruised and blistered To make matters worse, their work leader is a cruel bully who loves to stir up trouble When wildfires sweep across the northern wilderness, the CCC boys are pressed into duty As the fire grows out of control, several boys find themselves trapped by walls of flame and Jarek is faced with a terrible choice Through their work and struggles, the Civilian Conservation Corps boys learn hard lessons about life and the importance of character, teamwork, and leadership Fires in the Wilderness is an inspiring story that provides readers with a peek into the past through the eyes of an immigrant boy.

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    One thought on “Fires in the Wilderness

    1. Kristiina

      This is an excellent book from so many avenues. First, it is a young adult novel about a topic I haven't seen before. It is well written, believable, and contains excellent character development. Second, as an elementary teacher, there are soooo many avenues to teach from this book! Hisorically - the CCC, the Great Depression, the history of firefighting. As for a story line - it is so much a boy book - coming of age, loss, etc. Lastly, it is a great book to teach story elements. The plot develo [...]

    2. Andy Heffernan

      Have you ever wondered about a teenage life durin the Great Depression? In the book Fires In The Wildrness you will learn about how kids handled life and that the older siblings did to take care of the younger. The book is informational text! I is a very inspiring story and it goes to show how hard kids worked back then.The book is mainly about three boys that go to the Civillian Conservation Corps (CCC). In the camp they go to the camp to make money, but it is also because they get 3 meals a da [...]

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