*Finalist for Maine's Pinecone Book Award*
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Young Tobias is on a quest with his father, David Moses Bridges, the tribe's master canoe maker. Together they go deep into the Maine woods to find the perfect birch and to gather sprucYoung Tobias is on a quest with his father, David Moses Bridges, the tribe's master canoe maker. Together they go deep into the Maine woods to find the perfect birch and to gather spruce roots, cedar, and spruce gum to build a canoe in the "old ways." In this magical tale, David weaves Native American storytelling into the ancient art and spirituality of canoe making, including the heart-rending mythological legend of the partridge, the first canoe maker. ©2019
Beautiful book that enriches my children's understanding of the place in which we live.~ Customer Review (Amazon)
The Canoe Maker warms the heart and immerses us in nature. You can hear David Moses’s voice in the words, and you can feel the love of a father and son. This book is a wonderful testament to a Passamaquoddy culture keeper and a beautiful record of canoe making and its importance. Gather your little loved ones to hear a story of love, adventure, and the importance of memory.
—Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, President/CEO, Abbe Museum