The Song of Hiawatha Author:Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Song of Hiawatha presents a panorama of a time before our time, when Indians lived in harmony with the abundant, untouched land. It is also a brilliant tapestry of a heroic life--an Indian boy growing to maturity and proving himself worthy in the eyes of his tribe, courageously and cleverly overcoming enemies and dangers and finally becoming... more » the rightful leader of his people. Running through the cantos of The Song of Hiawatha are the persistent reminders of Nature's magnificence and drama--in undisturbed forests, in the rushing, musical waters of the opulent land, in flowering meadows, in the tranquility and heart-lifting beauty of dawn and sunset.
The Song of Hiawatha is an integral part of our cultural and historical heritage. Young readers will discover, as their parents have before them, the lyrical beauty and excitement of one of America's most beloved poems.« less