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Arrow Over the Door
by Joseph Bruchac and James Watling




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For young Samuel Russell, the summer of 1777 is a time of fear. The British Army is approaching, and the Indians in the area seem ready to attack. To Stands Straight, a young Abenaki Indian scouting for King George, Americans are dangerous enemies who threaten his family and home. When Stands Straight's party enters the Quaker Meetinghouse where Samuel worships, the two boys share an encounter that neither will ever forget. Told in alternating viewpoints, The Arrow over the Door is based on a true story.

Illustrated by James Watling.

Thoughtful and eminently readable. (School Library Journal)

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Overview

For young Samuel Russell, the summer of 1777 is a time of fear. The British Army is approaching, and the Indians in the area seem ready to attack. To Stands Straight, a young Abenaki Indian scouting for King George, Americans are dangerous enemies who threaten his family and home. When Stands Straight's party enters the Quaker Meetinghouse where Samuel worships, the two boys share an encounter that neither will ever forget. Told in alternating viewpoints, The Arrow over the Door is based on a true story.

Illustrated by James Watling.

Thoughtful and eminently readable. (School Library Journal)

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780141305714
  • ISBN-10: 0141305711
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: July 2002
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10
  • Dimensions: 7.83 x 5.07 x 0.26 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.18 pounds

Series: Puffin Chapters

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