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Indian captive : the story of Mary Jemison

Author: Lois Lenski
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©1941.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fictional retelling of the experiences of twelve-year-old Mary Jemison, who after being captured by a Shawnee war party during the French and Indian War, is rescued and subsequently adopted by two Seneca sisters with whom she ultimately chooses to stay.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Mary Jemison; Mary Jemison
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Lenski
ISBN: 0397300727 9780397300723 039730076X 9780397300761 0064461629 9780064461627
OCLC Number: 759910119
Notes: Newbery honor book.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1942.
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: xvi, 298 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Lois Lenski.

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A reconstruction of the true story of Mary Jemison's capture, flight and early years with the Seneca Indians. It tells of the white girl's life among Native Americans. This book recieved the Newbery  Read more...

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