The Fiddler of the Northern Lights by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

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Henry Pepin, a boy who lives along the wild St. Maurice River, has heard all of his grandfather's stories about the fiddler who makes the Northern Lights dance, and he sets out in search of the fiddler.
 

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Natalie Kinsey-Warnock is the author of sixteen distingu Natalie Kinsey-Warnock is the author of sixteen distinguished books for children. These range from her first novel, ished books for children. These range from her first novel, "The Canada Geese Quilt, "an ALA Notable Book, to her popula"The Canada Geese Quilt, "an ALA Notable Book, to her popular picture book "The Bear That Heard Crying". All of the storr picture book "The Bear That Heard Crying". All of the stories have one thing in common: They are based either on the aies have one thing in common: They are based either on the author's own life or on true stories passed down through the uthor's own life or on true stories passed down through the seven generations of her family that have lived in northern seven generations of her family that have lived in northern Vermont. When she isn't writing, Natalie Kinsey-Warnock Vermont. When she isn't writing, Natalie Kinsey-Warnock keeps herself busy as an athlete, naturalist, artist, book lkeeps herself busy as an athlete, naturalist, artist, book lover, bagpiper, and rescuer of three horses, seven cats, andover, bagpiper, and rescuer of three horses, seven cats, and eight dogs. She and her husband live in the Northeast Kingd eight dogs. She and her husband live in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. om of Vermont.
 
Published October 1, 1996 by Dutton Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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During the north woods winter, Henry is spellbound by his grandfather's fabulous stories-particularly by one of a fiddler whose music summons the dancing colors of the aurora borealis. Hoping to catch

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Bowman's watercolors portray the emergence of the shimmering northern lights, which turn the black river into a ""ribbon of sparkling, dancing light."" When the two return home, Henry is tired and disappointed, until a late-night knock at the door introduces a stranger toting a not-so-mysterious ...

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