Crooked River

By Shelley Pearsall
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Crooked River

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A white trapper has been murdered and Indian John, a young Chippewa, is accused and shackled in the Carver’s loft until trial. Indian John longs for his family and relives his capture by the gishi-mookomaanag-the white man. Meanwhile, thirteen-year-old Rebecca Carver begins to see the terrifying Indian as something new: an innocent man. Author’s note about the 1812 trial that inspired the novel. Bibliography.
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