by Susan Cooper
Release Date: 2013-08-27
Jim Dale reads Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper’s story of adventure and friendship between a young Native American and a colonial New England settler.On the winter day Little Hawk is sent into the woods alone, he can take only a bow and arrows, his handcrafted tomahawk, and the amazing metal knife his father traded for with the new white settlers. If Little Hawk survives three moons by himself, he will be a man. John Wakely is only ten when his father dies, but he has already experienced the warmth and friendship of the nearby tribes. Yet his fellow colonists aren’t as accepting of the native people. When he is apprenticed to a barrel-maker, John sees how quickly the relationships between settlers and natives are deteriorating. His friendship with Little Hawk will put both boys in grave danger. The intertwining stories of Little Hawk and John Wakely are a fascinating tale of friendship and an eye-opening look at the history of our nation.
I just received this book, and haven’t had a chance to read it yet. In the meantime, check out these blog reviews for this book:
http://www.crossroadreviews.comSun, 18 Aug 2013 04:00:00 GMT
Ghost Hawk From Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper, a story of adventure and friendship between a young Native American and a colonial New England settler. On the winter day Little Hawk is sent into the woods alone, …
http://blogs.knoxlib.orgFri, 26 Jul 2013 19:49:42 GMT
By: Susan Cooper Reviewed by Karlyn 5 Stars As a way of tradition, Little Hawk, a Native American in early America, is sent into the woods for three moons completely removed from civilization. He is only allowed to pack his…
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