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The Sign of the Beaver

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Twelve-year-old Matt is left on his own in the Maine wilderness while his father leaves to bring the rest of the family to their new settlement. When he befriends Attean, an Indian chiefs grandson, he is invited to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and go on to a new life?

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Until the day his father returns to their cabin in the Maine wilderness, twelve-year-old Matt must try to survive on his own. Although Matt is brave, he's not prepared for an attack by swarming bees, and he's astonished when he's rescued by an Indian cheif and his grandson, Attean.

As the boys come to know each other Attean learns to speak English while Matt becomes a skilled hunter. Though many months have passed, there's no sign of Matt's family. Then Attean asks Matt to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and move on to a new life?

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

Elizabeth George Speare was born in Massachusetts surrounded by a large extended family and has lived in New England all her life.  A graduate of Boston University, she always aspired to write, but actually began when her two children were in junior high school.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400084975
Read:
Schaffert, Greg
Publisher:
Listening Library
Read by:
Schaffert, Greg
Read:
Schaffert, Greg
Author:
Speare, Elizabeth George
Author:
Schaffert, Greg
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Three CD
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.29x5.89x.61 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10

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"Synopsis" by , Until the day his father returns to their cabin in the Maine wilderness, twelve-year-old Matt must try to survive on his own. Although Matt is brave, he's not prepared for an attack by swarming bees, and he's astonished when he's rescued by an Indian cheif and his grandson, Attean.

As the boys come to know each other Attean learns to speak English while Matt becomes a skilled hunter. Though many months have passed, there's no sign of Matt's family. Then Attean asks Matt to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and move on to a new life?

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

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