Danger along the Ohio

by Willis, Patricia.

Format: Print Book 1997
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 4 copies
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Fiction Willis
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Fiction J F WIL
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Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
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Summary
Suspenseful historical fiction about three courageous children who rescue and befriend an Indian boy while surviving on their own in the woods along the Ohio River in 1793.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 4^-7. When Shawnee Indians raid the settlement where their flatboat is moored, 13-year-old Amos and his younger sister and brother free the craft and escape, not knowing whether their father has survived. Forced to land on the Shawnee side of the river after a flaming arrow sets the boat afire, they head for Marietta, Ohio, where they hope to meet their father. On the way, they save an injured Shawnee boy and are captured by warriors from his tribe. Eventually, they learn that they have less to fear from Red Moccasin and his kin than they believed, and Amos finds the courage to "plant a seed of friendship." In this fast-paced adventure, Willis successfully re-creates the anti-Indian prejudice of 1795 when white easterners fought to settle Ohio. --Chris Sherman"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Survival -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Shawnee Indians -- History -- To 1795 -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Ohio River Valley -- History -- To 1795 -- Fiction.
Ohio River Valley -- History -- To 1795 -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Clarion Books,1997
Language English
Description 181 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 0395770440
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