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The Winter People

Joseph Bruchac - Author

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ISBN 9780142402290 | 176 pages | 21 Oct 2004 | Puffin | 5.07 x 7.75in | 8 - 12 years
Awards
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Book
    New York Public Library Best Book for Teen Age
    Disney Adventures Best Historical Fiction Award
    IRA Notable Book for a Global Society
    Booklist Top 10 Historical Fiction for Youth Title
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Saxso is fourteen when the British attack his village. Itís 1759, and war is raging in the northeast between the British and the French, with the Abenaki peopleóSaxsoís peopleóby their side. Without enough warriors to defend their homes, Saxsoís village is burned to the ground. Many people are killed, but some, including Saxsoís mother and two sisters, are taken hostage. Now itís up to Saxso, on his own, to track the raiders and bring his family back home . . . before itís too late.


Full of history, danger, courage and raw survival, this compelling novel by acclaimed author Joseph Bruchac is certain to have [readers] on the edge of their seat, start to finish. (The Dallas Morning News)


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