Indian Captive : The Story of Mary Jemison

Indian Captive : The Story of Mary Jemison
Lenski, Lois (Author, Illustrator)

In this classic frontier adventure, Lois Lenski reconstructs the real life story of Mary Jemison, who was captured in a raid as young girl and raised amongst the Seneca Indians. Meticulously researched and illustrated with many detailed drawings, this novel offers an exceptionally vivid and personal portrait of Native American life and customs.


A fictional retelling of the experiences of twelve-year-old Mary Jemison who is captured by a Shawnee war party.  

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JF Lenski
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