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The Snow Walker

by Margaret K. Wetterer and Charles M. Wetterer
Illustrated by Mary O'Keefe Young

Published by Carolrhoda, 1996
48 pages
ISBN: 0-87614-891-7

Ages 7 - 10

During the record breaking blizzard of 1988 in the Northeast, a 12-year-old named Milton Daub and his father made snow shoes because Milton wanted to go out and get milk needed at home. He ended up doing errands for snowbound neighbors in Bronx at great risk of becoming a blizzard victim. This easy-to-read story about a real boy in Old New York who found a way to earn money despite severe weather is illustrated in full color on every page spread. (On My Own) CCBC categories: Easy Fiction; Historical People, Places and Events.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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