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Social Studies, Determination and Perseverance, Outdoor Activities and Recreation, Friends and Friendship, Historic Figures, Individuality
Inspired by a passage from Henry David Thoreau's WALDEN, this wonderfully appealing story follows two friends who have very different approaches to life. When the two agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, each decides to get there in his own way and have surprisingly different days.