- The hunters saw a grizzly.
large, fish-eating bird
kind of a wild cat
large, fierce kind of bear
kind of tree
- Do you like flapjacks?
a game played with cards
tools for lifting
- Grant bought a cord of wood.
a certain amount of cut wood
a box used to store things
a long flat-bottomed sled
a thin, strong rope
- The hikers wore snowshoes .
skates with metal blades
heavy boots lined with fur
light frames worn on the feet for walking in deep snow
long, narrow runners for gliding on snow
- Tom met us at the depot.
- Marven spent four months at a -
- Marven's job was to -
keep the payroll.
stack wood in the office.
ring the morning bell.
- On the first morning, Marven ran to the bunkhouse to -
make sure the men were up.
talk with Jean Louis.
light the lamps.
find an overcoat to wear.
- In this selection, you can tell that "Le've-toi!" means -
It's time for breakfast!
- You can tell that Marven was -
stronger than Jean Louis.
good with numbers.
afraid of snow.
glad to be away from his family.
- Which word best describes Marven in his job?
- When he skied across the lake, Marven began to cry because -
his hands and feet were frozen.
Jean Louis was laughing at him.
he felt alone and afraid.
the rest of his family had died.
- How did Jean Louis feel about Marven?
He thought Marven acted like a baby.
He came to love him almost as a son.
He thought Marven was a pest.
He did not like taking care of him.
- When Marven didn't see his family at the train station, he probably thought that -
they had forgotten him.
he should go back to the woods.
everyone had died from the flu.
he was at the wrong stop.
- How did Marven's experience away from home change him?
He was forced to grow up faster than most children his age.
He began to depend on others to take care of him.
He became afraid to get close to others because they would die.
He realized he didn't really need his family.