The author is a Passamaquoddy birch bark artisan.
Young Tobias and his father, David Moses Bridges, the tribe's master canoe maker, go deep into the Maine woods to find the perfect birch to build a birch bark canoe. In this magical tale, David weaves Native Amercian storytelling into the ancient art and spirituality of canoe making, including the heartrending legend of the partridge, the first canoe maker.
2020 Maine Literary Award Finalist
Paperback, 9 by 10, 38 pages with color illutrations ages 4-8