Books by William Mayne
Rafe, a westener, and Taweena, a native American Indian, visit the cave of a bear and are carried off on an ice floe.
The whole book is geared to showing how unaware the white people are and how deficient their philosophy is, compared to the nature-wise Indians.
Adventure, Coping with
David & Keith are schoolboys who meet a drummer boy on the hillside for whom am hour-long journey down a tunnel has taken three hundred years.
The story of Gideon, a 16-year-old deaf and retarded boy, who is given a job on a barge for the summer.