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The light in the forest

Conrad Richter

The light in the forest

by Conrad Richter

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Published by Fawcett Juniper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Delaware Indians -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Indian captivities -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Group identity -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Indians of North America -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Four-year-old John Butler is captured by the Delaware Indians and is adopted by one of the tribes leaders. Suddenly, after 11 years among the Delaware people, he is forced to return to his original home and parents by the Boquet military expedition of 1765. But his deep love for and loyalty to his Indian parents and his cousin Half Arrow, is his reason for rejecting the white man"s civilization.

    Edition Notes

    Cecilia Bard Multicultural Library for Peace

    Other titlesCecilia Bard Multicultural Library for Peace
    StatementConrad Richter.
    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3535.I429 L5 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. ;
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22859980M
    ISBN 100449704378

    Now he must go back to the family he has forgotten, whose language is no longer his, and whose ways of dress and behavior are as strange to him as the ways of the forest are to them.A beautifully written, sensitively told story of a white boy brought up by Indians, The Light in the Forest is a beloved American classic. The Light in the Forest Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Light in the Forest is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the : Conrad Richter.

    The Light in the Forest. The year is when a peace treaty between the Delaware Indians and the British requires that all white captives be returned to their people. Johnny Butler (James MacArthur), kidnapped by the tribe when he was a child and renamed True Son, is forced against his will to return to his white family in Pennsylvania. The Light in the Forest Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on The Light in .

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The Town received the Pulitzer Prize inand The Waters of Kronos won the National Book Award for fiction. His other novels included The Fields (), The Lady (), A Simple Honorable Man (), The Grandfathers (), A Country of Strangers (; a companion to The Light in the Forest), and The Aristocrat, published just /5(10).

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Book Summary After eleven years with his Indian family, he is told that he must return to his white family because of a newly signed treaty. True Son fights against going, but his Indian father releases him to an army expedition that includes a guide nicknamed Del, who.

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When John Cameron Butler was a child, he was captured in a raid on the Pennsylvania frontier and adopted by the great warrrior Cuyloga. Renamed True Son, he came to think of himself as fully Indian.

The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter; 26 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Delaware Indians, Delaware Indians in fiction, Fiction, Group identity, Group identity in fiction, History, Identity (Psychology), Indian captivities, Indian captivities in fiction, Indians of North America, Juvenile fiction, Pennsylvania in fiction, Young men, Young men in fiction, United States.

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