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Winter People (Reprint) (Paperback) (Joseph Bruchac)

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"Full of history, danger, courage and raw survival, this compelling novel by acclaimed author Joseph Bruchac is certain to have readers on the edge of their seat, start to finish."—The Dallas Morning NewsSaxso is fourteen when the British attack his village. It’s 1759, and war is raging in the northeast between the British and the French, with the Abenaki people—Saxso’s people—by their side. Without enough warriors to defend their homes, Saxso’s village is burned to the ground. Many people are killed, but some, including Saxso’s mother and two sisters, are taken hostage. Now it’s up to Saxso, on his own, to track the raiders and bring his family back home . . . before it’s too late."Historical fiction doesn't get much better than this. The narrative itself is thrilling."—Booklist, starred review"A heartbreaking but exciting story."—School Library Journal, starred reviewWinner of the Disney Adventures Best Historical Fiction AwardAn SLJ Best Book of the YearA New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age
Saxso is fourteen when the British attack his village. ItÂ's 1759, and war is raging in the northeast between the British and the French, with the Abenaki peopleÂ?SaxsoÂ's peopleÂ?by their side. Without enough warriors to defend their homes, SaxsoÂ's village is burned to the ground. Many people are killed, but some, including SaxsoÂ's mother and two sisters, are taken hostage. Now itÂ's up to Saxso, on his own, to track the raiders and bring his family back home . . . before itÂ's too late.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 168
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Joseph Bruchac
Language: English
Street Date: October 21, 2004
TCIN: 13243164
UPC: 9780142402290
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-9000
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