“1950s North Battleford kids might spend entire days outdoors, even in winter. Not everybody had, or wanted, a car. School principals could still administer the strap. In the third of a four-book series, former North Battleford resident Kenneth William Budd sets the story of an 11-year-old boy in a fictional community only thinly disguised as his home town. It’s a timeless story of growing up in an era when a child’s life was very different from today. Still, children ripening into adulthood face the same choices no matter the era…”
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