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Master-Fire-in-1_2Fires in the Wilderness
A Story of the Civilian Conversation Corps Boys
by Jeffery L. Schatzer

Fires in the Wilderness chronicles the journey of Polish boys from Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1934. After some training, they are shipped far from home to a work camp in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Through their work and struggles, the Civilian Conservation Corps boys learn hard lessons about life and the importance of character, teamwork, and leadership. Fires in the Wilderness is an inspiring story that provides readers with a peek into the past through the eyes of an immigrant boy.

MichPrintedMapPublisher: Mitten Press, Ann Arbor, MI
Michigan Historical Fiction Chapter Book
Format: Hardcover
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Pages: 176
ISBN-13: 978-1-58726-550-1
168 Pages        Ages 8 - 12        Price: $15.95 (Hardcover)
eBook ISBN: 978-1-58726-704-8  


Fires in the Wilderness is now only available in paperback! 

ISBN: 9781587267031
Retail Price: $8.95  Purchase On-line Price $7.95 ($3.99 shipping and handling)


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