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Captive

Author : P. Gifford Longley
ISBN : 9781617392269
Genre : Fiction
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He smelled again the musty stench. He gagged. He reckoned it to be the odor of blood, The rotting scalps that were tied To The Indian's belt��—recent victims. In his dread, he made no sound.Captiveis the true story of a family torn apart by the hate, racism, and greed that consumed brutal colonial New England. Twelve-year-old John's parents and siblings are massacred by the Abenaki Indians, and he is abducted. Irrevocably separated from his loved ones, John must find a way to survive among his violent captors, using skill and wit to adapt. A full year after the horrific massacre of Groton, Jack continues to mourn the death of his brother's family and search for a way, any way, To find his nephew John. But in all that time there has not been a single lead about the missing children of Groton. Desperate and heartsick, Jack gambles on Hector, a Native American trader. The wily Indian swears to deliver John, but for an obscene amount of money. Even if the Abenaki are approached and John located, will Hector deliver theCaptive? 'Captiveis not 'dumbed down' history...I had goose bumps, anxiously wondering what would happen next!' �Kara Fossey, Groton Historical Society the companion volume,Compelled, completes the story ofCaptive.
Category: Fiction

A Captive Heart

Author : Joyce Dent Morgan
ISBN : 9781512795707
Genre : Fiction
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Sarah Hoyt was awakened by the sound of screaming and gunshots one predawn morning in February 1704 in the westernmost outpost of Deerfield in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The dreaded attack by the French and Indians from New France was really happening, and soon, she was led with more than a hundred of her friends and family members who had survived the massacre three hundred miles north to New France where she was separated from all of her surviving family except one of her brothers and a childhood friend, Ebenezer Nims, and sent to live in a Huron Indian village near Quebec. Would she ever be rescued to see her beloved family members and fianc, Joseph, again? After many years in captivity, would she be forced to go back on her promise to her father and her pastor that she would never give up her Puritan beliefs? Would she be forced to marry one of the French soldiers who had taken part in the raid, or did God have other plans for her?
Category: Fiction

Mary Jemison Native American Captive

Author : E. F. Abbott
ISBN : 9781250080325
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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What happens when everything you know is suddenly ripped away? This is the fate of Mary Jemison, a fifteen-year-old frontier girl living in Pennsylvania in 1758. How does Mary find the will to carry on? During the French and Indian War, Mary is captured by a band of French and Shawnee warriors and led deep into the woods. After her family is killed, Mary is traded to the Seneca and taken in by two sisters. Renamed Dehgewanus, she finds her place among the Seneca and embarks on a new way of life. But when given the choice, will Mary return to the world she once knew or remain with her adopted family? Based on a True Story books are exciting historical fiction about real children who lived through extraordinary times in American History. This title has Common Core connections.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Captive In Iran

Author : Maryam Rostampour
ISBN : 9781414371207
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The authors describe their harrowing experience being imprisoned for over two hundred days in Iran for sharing their Christian beliefs, a sentence that is usually punishable by death.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Captive

Author : Mary Rowlandson
ISBN : 1440475822
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Although little known today, this story was once widely regarded as a classic of American literature. First published in 1682, it has seen over forty editions in the past three centuries, and it marked the beginning of a very popular and uniquely American form of literature, the so-called captivity narrative, which was the predecessor of the American western novel. This book also holds a prominent place in women's literature since it is the first full length prose work published in America written by a woman. .
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Captive Princess

Author : Wendy Lawton
ISBN : 1575673835
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Once upon a time there was an Algonquin princess named Pocahontas, a curious 10-year-old who loved exploring the tidewater lands of her people. One day she encounters strangers, a group of people that look different from her own. She befriends them, and when her people come into conflict with these new settlers, Pocahontas steps in to save the life of one of them by offering her own. Based on the true story of Pocahontas' early life.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Indian Captive

Author : Lois Lenski
ISBN : 9781453227527
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A Newbery Honor book inspired by the true story of a girl captured by a Shawnee war party in Colonial America and traded to a Seneca tribe. When twelve-year-old Mary Jemison and her family are captured by Shawnee raiders, she’s sure they’ll all be killed. Instead, Mary is separated from her siblings and traded to two Seneca sisters, who adopt her and make her one of their own. Mary misses her home, but the tribe is kind to her. She learns to plant crops, make clay pots, and sew moccasins, just as the other members do. Slowly, Mary realizes that the Indians are not the monsters she believed them to be. When Mary is given the chance to return to her world, will she want to leave the tribe that has become her family? This Newbery Honor book is based on the true story of Mary Jemison, the pioneer known as the “White Woman of the Genesee.” This ebook features an illustrated biography of Lois Lenski including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Isis Hostage

Author : Puk Damsgård
ISBN : 9781786490582
Genre : History
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The Number One International Bestseller The dramatic story of freelance photographer Daniel Rye, who was held hostage for 13 months by ISIS, as told by an award-winning writer. In May 2013, freelance photographer Daniel Rye was captured in Syria and held prisoner by Islamic State for thirteen months, along with eighteen other hostages. The ISIS Hostage tells the dramatic and heart-breaking story of Daniel's ordeal and details the misery inflicted upon him by the British guards, which included Jihadi John. This tense and riveting account also follows Daniel's family and the nerve-wracking negotiations with his kidnappers. It traces their horrifying journey through impossible dilemmas and offers a rare glimpse into the secret world of the investigation launched to locate and free not only Daniel, but also the American journalist and fellow hostage James Foley. Written with Daniel's full cooperation and based on interviews with former fellow prisoners, jihadists and key figures who worked behind the scenes to secure his release, The ISIS Hostage reveals for the first time the torment suffered by the captives and tells a moving and terrifying story of friendship, torture and survival.
Category: History

Little Manuel The Captive Boy

Author : Mrs. Hofland (Barbara)
ISBN : OCLC:950920863
Genre : African American children
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Category: African American children