Full of new experiences and ripe conflict, Elizabeth George Speare’s Newbery winning novel has an abundance of beautiful language and a proclivity for rich storytelling. Set in the 1700s in America, The Sign of the Beaver follows in the footsteps of Speare’s other well recognized titles The Witch of Blackbird Pond and The Bronze Bow.
Matt is only thirteen-years-old but he has to grow up quickly when his father leaves him alone to guard their home. Matt is deep in the wilderness of North America, as part of one of the families settling the land that was already occupied by Natives. Things only become more challenging for Matt to defend his new home when a stranger takes away his gun, which is his only line of defense and only means for getting food. But with new challenges come new areas of growth. Matt meets and learns from another young boy named Attean, who is the member of the Beaver clan, which is native to the land he just moved in on. Not only does Attean teach Matt about how the Beaver clan lives and survives off the land, but he also gains a deeper understanding of the white man’s effect on the natives and their land.
The Sign of the Beaver is a classic work of fiction grounded on the history of North America. Recommended for readers ages 10 to 12, or children with a middle school reading level, The Sign of the Beaver can be purchased as a classroom novel set for your school or reading program. BookPal offers an extensive catalog of classroom titles and bargain books, all at wholesale, highly discounted pricing. Order education titles in bulk from BookPal, the leading bulk book distributor.
Author: Elizabeth George Speare
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