In this companion book to Gene Stratton-Porter's classic Girl of the Limberlost
, Freckles, a one-handed orphan, longs to prove his worth and find his place. He approaches McLean, the field manager of a timber company, for a job. McLean is impressed by the boy's determination, and gives him a job patrolling the borders of the Limberlost Swamp. Freckles grows brave in the face of the terrifying wilderness, eventually coming to love the land and the people in it. A heartwarming American tale, Freckles
reminds us that sometimes all we need is determination, love, and the help of our friends
This title is part of our 2018 Young Readers Book a Month Package.