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The Wanigan

A Life on the River

by Gloria Whelan

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  • 0 Currently reading

Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7428570M
ISBN 100375814299
ISBN 109780375814297
OCLC/WorldCa47099224

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I really enjoyed reading this book. This book is a great historical fiction. It tells the life of an 11 year old girl living on a Wanigan while the logging industry was booming in Michigan. This book really takes the reader on a journey of adventure.

I would highly reccomend reading this book.4/5. The Wannigan Barbecue & Gifts. likes talking about this 10 were here. The Wannigan Barbecue and Gifts is a restaurant with a gift shop front/5. And by the time the wanigan nears Lake Huron, Annabel can’t imagine waking up without a The Wanigan book surprise outside her window each morning.

In a novel of rugged river adventure and evocative nature writing, Gloria Whelan brings 19th-century history—and 3/5(2).

"The wanigan is a little floating house where I will do the cooking and where you and I will sleep for the three months it will take the logs to make their way down the river." I imagined the wanigan would be something like our dear little white house in Detroit, Author: Gloria Whelan.

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The Wanigan: A Life on the River View larger image. By: Gloria Whelan. Synopsis Before the spring ofyear-old Annabel Lee had never even heard of a wanigan. But she and her mother are now stranded on the small floating cook shack for three months while her father The Wanigan book the other loggers move their timber down the river to the mills at Author: Gloria Whelan.

The Wanigan A Life on the River by Gloria Whelan. ebook. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook 1 MB; Gloria Whelan (Author) Gloria Whelan is a poet, short story writer, and novelist best known for her children's and young adult fiction.

Whelan has been writing since childhood and was the editor of her high school newspaper. "I will be forced to live in low circumstances," moans bookish Annabel Lee as she and her mother prepare to follow her father and other lumberjacks down Michigan's Au Sable River aboard a "wanigan," or floating kitchen/supply raft, with a winter's crop of logs.

Before the logs drift into Lake Huron three months later, Annabel Lee has slowly become aware of the natural beauties passing on every Author: Gloria Whelan.

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Home Project: Though they were used in years past to store and protect goods while travelling by canoe, wannigans make wonderful coffee tables in modern homes. Making one is also a great way to practice some canoe-making skills before tackling the real thing.

Get this from a library. The wanigan: a life on the river. [Gloria Whelan; Emily Martindale] -- Ineleven-year-old Annabel and her parents survive a year of adventure which includes floating downriver in two shacks along with a group of Michigan lumbermen moving logs.

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She can accommodate up to 5 people with 3 crew members waiting on their every need. She was designed by Henry C. Grebe. Brian Back's book, "The Keewaydin Way" is a great source of information on traditional tripping equipment, such as the wannigans used by Keewaydin Camps of Temagami.

I modeled mine after the ones described in Brian's book. Also, the contributors on this forum were a great source of information. If you like the idea of a wannigan, I say go for it. And by the time the wanigan nears Lake Huron, Annabel can t imagine waking up without a brand-new surprise outside her window each morning.

In a novel of rugged river adventure and evocative nature writing, Gloria Whelan brings 19th-century history and one girl s Author: Gloria Whelan. Wanigan or wangan was the Indian name for boathouse or houseboat, and the wanigans, carrying the cook shacks and supplies, floated down the rivers when the pioneer log drives were underway.

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