Jack Baker is uprooted from his Kansas home to a boarding school in Maine after the death of his mother, while his father is in the Navy. While at school, Jack meets a boy named Early Auden. Early, a strange boy who is obsessed with the number pi. Early believes that he can read the number pi as a story about the Great Appalachian Bear.
When Jack is left at school during break, he and Early find themselves on an adventure following the story of Pi on the Appalachian Trail. Along the way, they meet many people, whom Early weaves into the pi story.
This story is a great story of friendship and accepting others, though they are different from you. This book is written in two parts, the story of Jack and Early and the story of Pi.
This was read by Robbie Daymond, Mark Bramhall.