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A dog, a mountain, and an ancient slave ship are featured in this latest page-turner from a versatile, award-winning author.Format: 7 CDs, UnabridgedClimbing Katahdin, the highest mountain in Maine, is the goal that Henry sets himself when his brother dies following a car accident. Along with his dog, his best friend, and—surprisingly—the Cambodian boy whose car was involved in the fatal accident, Henry experiences a journey that is both physically daunting and spiritually exhilarating. The writing combines breathtaking nature imagery and hilarious comedy, as only Gary Schmidt can.
About the Author
Gary D. Schmidt's most recent novel, The Wednesday Wars, has been garnering excellent reviews. His novel Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy won both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor. His other novels for Clarion are Straw into Gold and Anson's Way. He is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and lives on a farm in Alto. He and his wife have six children.