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Number of Pages: 114
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.25 X .25 (inches)|
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the Englishman wants to steal from his people or destroy their way of life. The stories that
Kirkland tells of Hawenio, the Great Good Voicethey must be lies, intended to trick
the Seneca into doing the white man's will.
Young-Wolf hopes to join an elite band of fighters led by the tribe's chief warrior, Captain; but
when the white man's presence ruins that plan, Young-Wolf decides to spy on Kirkland until
he finds some fault worthy of death. As he watches and waits, he begins to wonderwhat
if Samuel Kirkland's stories are true? Christian fiction.
mindy kreilein5 Stars Out Of 5September 30, 2008mindy kreileinYoung-Wolf doesnt like intruders, and English missionary Samuel Kirkland is not an exception to the rule. While visiting the Seneca in Ganundasaga during a famine year, Samuel Kirkland runs into Young-Wolf when he becomes part of the young mans family during his stay. While visiting, his life is put in danger, but will Young-Wolf step in and help? The author, Denise Williamson, did a wonderful job at bringing this true story to life for her young readers. The characters were well developed and resembled the real-life story of Samuel Kirkland. I felt that the dialogue was believable, as well as the plot, simply because it sounded like a conversation that would have happened. The book does contain pictures, which I feel are appropriate to the story in giving a visual picture of the ongoing action. I enjoyed this book because of the history it portrayed, and thought it was worth reading, if only for the historical information.