Catching Spring

Catching Spring

by Sylvia Olsen

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Catching Spring by Sylvia Olsen

The year is 1957, and Bobby lives on the Tsartlip First Nation reserve on Vancouver Island where his family has lived for generations and generations. He loves his weekend job at the nearby marina. He loves to play marbles with his friends. And he loves being able to give half his weekly earnings to his mother to eke out the grocery money, but he longs to enter the up-coming fishing derby. With the help of his uncle and Dan from the marina his wish just might come true.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554695881
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Series: Orca Young Readers
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Sylvia Olsen lives in North Saanich near Victoria, British Columbia, with her partner Tom, and Jude, their very beautiful and energetic Australian shepherd.

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Bobby skipped down the stairs. Bright yellow posters hung on the posts on either side of the dock. Dan handed him a stack of the yellow papers. Bobby read the top one carefully. He traced his finger over every word: "Kids. Fishing Derby. August 30, 1957. First Prize: New Bike."

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