Thorndike Press

The Sign of the Beaver

  • Elizabeth George Speare
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1432860569
  • ISBN-13: 9781432860561
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: .80 lbs ( .36 kgs)
  • 186 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released December 2018



A Newbery Honor Book

Until the day his father returns to their cabin in the Maine wilderness, 12-year-old Matt must try to survive on his own. During an attack by swarming bees, Matt is astonished when he's rescued by an Indian chief and his grandson, Attean.

Grades 5-7 | Ages 10-12


Customer Reviews

Matt joins other memorable characters, Kit, Julie, and Karana, finding his inner strength and values in a changing world in this well-written and fast-reading story.

— School Library Journal (starred)