Skip to Content


Finest Kind


Author: Lea  Wait
Publisher: McElderry
Subject/Category: 4-8
Year Reviewed:: 2007
ISBN: 0416909521
Review: The Panic of 1837 causes the affluent Webber family to trade their posh Boston home for a derelict cabin in Wiscasset, Maine, where Mr. Webber finds employment in the lumber camps. With the help of neighbors and his own innate sense of ingenuity, twelve-year-old Jake must learn to exist in Maine, provide food for the family, and take care of his retarded brother, Frank.

Embed This Page (x)

Select and copy this code to your clipboard