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Indian Captive:  The Story of Mary Jemison
Indian Captive The Story of Mary Jemison
Author: Lois Lenski
Twelve-year-old Mary Jemison took her peaceful days on her family's farm in eastern Pennsylvania for granted. But on a spring day in 1758, something happened that changed her life forever. A band of warriors invaded the house and took the Jemison family captive. Mary was separated from her parents and brothers and sister. She traveled with t...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780439652100
ISBN-10: 0439652103
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 320
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Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Paperback
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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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In 1758 12 year old Mary Jemison was captured by Indians from her Pennsylvania farm. She lived, very usefully, for the rest of her life with these Indians. This is the story of her early years with her captors, who became her people.
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Excellent story written with amazing detail of the life of the Senecas. Captivating enough for an 8 year old and a 40 year old!
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