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Title:Calico Captive
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Publisher:HMH Books for Young Readers
ISBN:0618150765
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Number of Pages:288
Category:Historical fiction, Young adult, Fiction, Historical, Childrens, Classics

Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare, W.T. Mars

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Calico Captive In the year the stillness of Charlestown New Hampshire is shattered by the terrifying cries of an Indian raid Young Miriam Willard on a day that had promised new happiness finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail caught up in the ebb and flow of the French and Indian War It is a harrowing march north Miriam can only force herself to the next stopping place the next small portion of food the next icy stream to be crossed At the end of the trail waits a life of hard work and perhaps even a life of slavery Mingled with her thoughts of Phineas Whitney her sweetheart on his way to Harvard is the crying of her sister s baby Captive born on the trail Miriam and her companions finally reach Montreal a city of shifting loyalties filled with the intrigue of war and here by a sudden twist of fortune Miriam meets the prominent Du Quesne family who introduce her to a life she has never imagined Based on an actual narrative diary published in Calico Captive skillfully reenacts an absorbing facet of history

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In the year the stillness of Charlestown New Hampshire is shattered by the terrifying cries of an Indian raid Young Miriam Willard on a day that had promised new happiness finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail caught up in the ebb and flow of the French and Indian War br It is a harrowing march north Miriam can only force herself to the next stopping place the next small portion of food the next icy stream to be crossed At the end of the trail waits a life of hard work and perhaps even a life of slavery Mingled with her thoughts of Phineas Whitney her sweetheart on his way to Harvard is the crying of her sister s baby Captive born on the trail br Miriam and her companions finally reach Montreal a city of shifting loyalties filled with the intrigue of war and here by a sudden twist of fortune Miriam meets the prominent Du Quesne family who introduce her to a life she has never imagined Based on an actual narrative diary published in Calico Captive skillfully reenacts an absorbing facet of history, i He trains my hands for war so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze i from the Song of David Samuel br i The Bronze Bow i written by Elizabeth George Speare author of i The Witch of Blackbird Pond i won the Newbery Medal in This gripping action packed novel tells the story of eighteen year old Daniel bar Jamin a fierce hotheaded young man bent on revenging his father s death by forcing the Romans from his land of Israel Daniel s palpable hatred for Romans wanes only when he starts to hear the gentle lessons of the traveling carpenter Jesus of Nazareth A fast paced suspenseful vividly wrought tale of friendship loyalty the idea of home community and ultimately as Jesus says to Daniel on page Can t you see Daniel it is hate that is the enemy Not men Hate does not die with killing It only springs up a hundredfold The only thing stronger than hate is love A powerful relevant read in turbulent times, No description available, Here is the whole beguiling and sometimes surprising story of how Americans lived from the first settlements at Jamestown down to the Revolution Weaving together countless colorful and intimate details the author has created a vivid tapestry of everyday life from a humble New England fireside to an elegant Virginia plantation br br b Contents b br I Plantation Life br II New England Neighbors br III The Dutch and the Quakers br IV The Goodwife at Home br V To Provide for the Common Defense br VI Schooldays br VII Tradesmen amp Craftsmen br VIII By Sea amp by Land br IX High Days amp Holidays