A colonial girl comes of age as an Indian captive in this riveting and vividly detailed novel, based on a true story. First-rate historical fiction with terrific classroom potential, this dramatic novel explores the role of women in colonial and Native American society.
Free online (available in bookstores). We absolutely enjoyed these historical short stories on legendary figures and events. Many were filled with moral lessons which lead to some really great dialogue. For the list of chapters in chronological order see Ambelside Online: http://www.amblesideonline.org/50FamousStories.html