In Search of the Great Spirit Moose in the Shadows of Mount Katahdin combines entertainment, adventure, and realistic challenges as seen through the eyes of two young boys.
Set in northern Maine at the entrance of the hundred-mile wilderness, located at one end of the Appalachian Trail, this story teaches important, lifelong lessons through the use of main characters who seek to verify the existence of the local legend: the Great Spirit Moose. The secrets of the mighty mountain are eventually revealed and serve as a source of wisdom to guide the boys through adulthood. Readers who have visited Mount Katahdin will be reminded of the splendor of its dense forest and native inhabitants, while still others will be inspired to visit at their first opportunity. Adults and children alike will enjoy reading this tale of realistic fiction with well-illustrated scenes that bring the story to life. It is a heartwarming reminder of what is most important in life.