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Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison - Lois Lenski
Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison
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In this classic frontier adventure, Lois Lenskireconstructs the real life story of Mary Jemison, who was captured in a raid as young girl and raised amongst the Seneca Indians. Meticulously researched and illustrated with many detailed drawings, this novel offers an exceptionally vivid and... show more
In this classic frontier adventure, Lois Lenskireconstructs the real life story of Mary Jemison, who was captured in a raid as young girl and raised amongst the Seneca Indians. Meticulously researched and illustrated with many detailed drawings, this novel offers an exceptionally vivid and personal portrait of Native American life and customs.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780064461627 (0064461629)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 298
Edition language: English
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TsalagiWriter
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4.0 Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski
Mary Jemison (also called Molly) is 12 and lives in Pennsylvania with her family. But during the spring in 1758, a band of Indian warriors come along, invade Molly's home and take her and her family captive.Separated from her family, Molly was taken to Ohio and eventually a Seneca village.Life is no...
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Waffling between 3.5 and 4 starsIndian Captive made me think about how difficult it would be to be ripped away from your family and forced into a whole new life. I wouldn't have fared half as well as Molly. I am not brave or hardy, and I think I would have withered away to nothing after bidding my...
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