Walters, Eric. Northern exposures.

Author:Rosser, Claire
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review
 
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WALTERS, Eric. Northern exposures. Fitzhenry & Whiteside. 298p. c2008. 978-1-55455-107-1. $11.95. J

The only child of two busy professionals in Toronto, Kevin at 13 is starting to slack off at school and drop his activities; his parents are concerned, but not enough to change their schedules to pay more attention to their son. By a strange happenstance, Kevin wins a photography contest and the prize is a free trip to Churchill, Manitoba to photograph polar bears, with a professional wildlife photographer as a mentor. Kevin's parents aren't happy about this journey, thinking he is too young; also, they don't want him to miss a week of school. But Kevin, with the help of the family therapist, prevails and off he goes on the adventure of his life. Once in Churchill, Kevin takes to the new environment where he must...

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