Running away from a vicious trapper, seven-year-old Ben MacDonald is separated from his family and eventually ends up on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, where he is taken in by a tribe of Metis Indians. This is the sequel to "Incident at Hawk's Hill, " a Newbery Honor book published in 1971.
Allan W. Eckert is an historian, naturalist, novelist, poet,
screenwriter and playwright. He is the author of thirty-nine published books,
and has been nominated on seven separate occasions for the Pulitzer Prize in