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The Raft 

by Jim LaMarche

Nicky was sure of one thing:  he didn’t want to go!  But, spending a summer in the country with his “river rat” grandmother might change Nicky’s attitudes toward everything!   Will he take a giant step and discover the beauty and wonder of nature by walking in her shoes?

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Story Reflections: Using The Raft as a Story Writing Model

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