Sam’s best friend Eric loves to hunt. Eric’s whole family huntseven his grandma!but Sam’s family doesn’t.
Sam wants to make up his own mind, and with his parents’ support he works hard to get his hunting license. Sam feels great to be with Eric and his dad at the opening-day breakfast, but once he sees a deer in the woods, he wonders if hunting is not for him. But if he decides it isn’t, will Eric still be his friend?
About the Author
Susan Bartlett has edited books for both children and adults and taught
Writing Books for Children for many years at the University of Vermont.
She is the author of Seal Island School and The Seal Island Seven, both published by Viking.
Luanne Wrenn is an arts educator who enjoys painting in oil and watercolor and is a commissioned portrait and mural artist, as well as an illustrator. Luanne's friends and neighbors in Wilton, Maine, posed for OPENING DAY illustrations.