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Calico Captive

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Classics,
  • Children"s Audio - 9-12,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Juvenile Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsC. M. Herbert (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9872209M
ISBN 100786181621
ISBN 109780786181629
OCLC/WorldCa62866208

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  Vital and vivid, this short novel based on the actual captivity of a pre-Revolutionary girl of Charlestown, Vermont, presents American history with force and verve. The author graces veracity with a selective eye and ear for incident and dialogue. The heroine, Miriam Willard, with her family a captive of Indians, undertook a forced march north to Canada. En route, her sister's child was born Author: Elizabeth George Speare. Find books like Calico Captive from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Calico Captive also liked: Mara, Daughter of th. Free download or read online Calico Captive pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Elizabeth George Speare. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are,.4/5.   The Paperback of the Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare, W. T. Mars | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(32).

Based on a real diary, Miriam and her sister Susannah, along with her husband and children, are captured by Indians during the raids of the French and Indian War. Forced to march to Canada where they believe they'll be sold, from a rare night of partying to a grueling walk through the New Hampshire woods, Calico Captive traces the long trail of a family's trip from New England to Montreal to 5/5(2).   Calico Captive is a historical fiction novel written by Elizabeth George Speare and published in While classified as a book for children, it is an excellent book for any girl wishing to curl up on a rainy day and be transported hundreds of years back in time into the life of a girl not so different from herself. Calico Captive Book Summary and Study Guide. Elizabeth George Speare Booklist Elizabeth George Speare Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Calico Captive; Miriam Willard is a teenager, experiencing young love for the first time. The handsome Phineas Whitney promises to call on her before he leaves for Harvard, much to Miriam's delight.   In the year , the stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, is shattered by the terrifying cries of an Indian raid. Young Miriam Willard, on a day that had promised new happiness, finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail, caught up in the ebb and flow of the French and Indian War. It is a harrowing march : Elizabeth George Speare.