A Splendid Friend, Indeed

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A Splendid Friend, Indeed

By Suzanne Bloom; Suzanne Bloom (Illustrator)

Boyds Mills Press, Hardcover, 9781590782866, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2005

An Athabaskan boy's crippled foot may be a bad omen, but it may also be a sign that he is destined to be the next medicine man. How he defies the evil spirits and becomes a hero forms the basis of this true story set in 19th century Alaska.

About the Author
Suzanne Bloom is the author and illustrator of a number of books for children. She is the illustrator of "Girls: A to Z "and "My Special Day at Third Street School, "by Eve Bunting. She lives with her family in McDonough, New York.