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The Ransom of Mercy Carter
The Ransom of Mercy Carter
Author: Caroline B. Cooney
Deerfield, Massachusetts is one of the most remote, and therefore dangerous, settlements in the English colonies. In 1704 an Indian tribe attacks the town, and Mercy Carter becomes separated from the rest of her family, some of whom do not survive. Mercy and hundreds of other settlers are herded together and ordered by the Indians to start walki...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780440227755
ISBN-10: 0440227755
Pages: 256
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 14 ratings
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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I really enjoyed reading this book. It was based on facts. It tells the story of a young girl from Deerfield Massachusetts. Her family was English and during the war between the French/Native Americans & the English she and her brothers, sister and stepmom were captured by the Indians and taken to Canada. This story tells what happened to her after she went to live with the Indians. It tells about the choices that she and others from Deerfield had to face.

A good book for young readers as well as adults.
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