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3.33  ·  Rating details ·  63 ratings  ·  8 reviews
It’s bittersweet: Ari’s beloved grandfather has died, but he’s left Ari an amazing gift – the inheritance of his log cabin and all the land he owned. Tucked into a small lakeside community, the cabin and its land are unusual, full of secrets to discover…and very, very marketable. With the family’s money troubles, the only sensible option from his dad and aunt’s point of vi ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published April 1st 2015 by Coteau Books
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Kasey Giard
Mar 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
When his grandfather dies unexpectedly, Ari and his remaining family gather at the cabin deep in the woods. At the reading of the will, another surprise greets Ari, his dad and his aunt: Grandpa left the cabin and all his land to Ari. Uninterested in the remote property that conjures painful memories, Ari’s dad and aunt make plans to sell everything. Ari is determined to change their minds.

Author Kathleen Cook Waldron brings to the story her own experience living in the bush. The details of the
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Gordon F.
Mar 26, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Between Shadows is a book that readers of all ages will find enjoyable. The characters show emotions that we all share.
Camila
It's been a long time since I read this, and even though the story was pretty basic, I enjoyed it when I was younger, especially the friendship the protagonist found and the descriptions. ...more
Jo
May 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Loved this book..It's set in Canada and features a 12 year old who inherits his grandfather's land and cabin, much to the dismay of his father and aunt. The characters are authentic and the story line believable. Great read for kids ages 8+ ...more
Paula
For realistic fiction, too much about this story just was not real. For a smart kid, Ari certainly got a lame dad and aunt. Character development needed!
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Nov 26, 2015 rated it liked it
A sometimes sad, but overall uplifting story about a boy who finds himself and his place in the family, as well as a way to make his voice heard.
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