In an attempt to keep Jamie from being placed in an orphanage, Jamie, Awasin, Peetyuk and Angeline travel north into the barrenlands. They live and hide among the Eskimos and learn of their desperate need for supplies and food. They decide to assist the Eskimos by venturing to the Viking grave and retrieving some relics found there. Moving north they encounter many obstacles. Novel by Farley Mowat. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key. 64 pages.