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The Ransom Of Mercy Carter

author: Cooney, Caroline B
In 1704, in the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts, eleven-year-old Mercy and her family and neighbors are captured by Mohawk Indians and their French allies, and forced to march through bitter cold to French Canada, where some adapt to new lives and some still hope to be ransomed.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 20
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 730

A Narrative Of The Life Of Mrs. Mary Jemison ...

author: Seaver, James E, Seaver, James
An account of the Murder of her Father and his Family; her sufferings; her marriage to two Indians; her troubles with her Children; barbarities of the Indians in the French and Revolutionary Wars; the life of her last Husband, &c; and many Historical Facts never before published.
920
year: 1995
copies: 14
call number/section: 920
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The Ordeal Of Olive Oatman

author: Rau, Margaret
Tells the story of Olive Oatman, a twelve-year-old girl who was captured along with her little sister by Apache Indians in 1851 after they killed the rest of her family, and was held in captivity for five years before being freed.
920
year: 2003
copies: 4
call number/section: 920
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The Light In The Forest

author: Richter, Conrad, Richter, Conrad Richter
True Son had been captured at four years of age, and then made a part of the tribe that had captured him, but by the time all the captives were to be released True Son had come to hate the White Man and his ways.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 38
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 870

Where The Broken Heart Still Beats

author: Meyer, Carolyn
Having been taken as a child in 1836 and raised by Comanche Indians, thirty-four-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker is forcibly returned to her white relatives, where she longs for her Indian life.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 10
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1000

The Legend Of Blue Jacket

author: Spradlin, Mike
A biography of the Shawnee Indian chief Blue Jacket, who fought against the American colonists.
920
year: 2002
copies: 4
call number/section: 920
lexile: 890
subjects: blue jacket, native american captivities [X], native americans

Captured By The Indians

author: Drimmer, Frederick
Contains the first-hand accounts of fifteen pioneering men and women who were taken captive by Indians in the years between 1750 and 1870.
970.1
year: 1985
copies: 1
call number/section: 970.1
lexile:
subjects: native american captivities [X], native americans, indians of north america

I Am Regina

author: Keehn, Sally M
In 1755, as the French and Indian War begins, ten-year-old Regina is kidnapped by Indians in western Pennsylvania, and she must struggle to hold on to memories of her earlier life as she grows up under the name of Tskinnak and starts to become Indian herself.
FIC
year: 2002
copies: 10
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 720

Wait For Me, Watch For Me, Eula Bee

author: Beatty, Patricia
With his father and brother serving in the Confederate Army and the rest of his family murdered in a Comanche raid on their west Texas farm, thirteen-year-old Lewallen seeks to free himself and his younger sister from their Indian captivity.
FIC
year: 1990
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 970

My Life With The Indians

author: Moore, Robin
A biography, based on her own account, of Mary Jemison who was captured by a Shawnee war party when she was twelve and subsequently rescued and adopted by the Seneca with whom she chose to remain the rest of her long life.
920
year: 1998
copies: 53
call number/section: 920
lexile:
subjects: jemison, mary, native american captivities [X], pioneers, genesee river area, seneca indians, mary jemison

The Warrior's Path

author: L'amour, Louis
In 1630 frontiersman Sackett sets out to find two girls abducted from the Massachusetts Bay Colony, one his kinsman, and one a reputed witch.
FIC
year: 1981
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 850

A Circle Unbroken

author: Hotze, Sollace
Captured by a roving band of Sioux Indians and brought up as the chief's daughter, Rachel is recaptured by her white family and finds it difficult to adjust, as she longs to return to the tribe.
FIC
year: 1988
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 920
subjects: native americans, native american captivities [X]

The Blue Tattoo

author: Mifflin, Margot
Chronicles the life of Olive Oatman, an Illinois Mormon who was abducted, along with her younger sister, by Native Americans when she was thirteen-years-old.
921
year: 2009
copies: 2
call number/section: 921
lexile:
subjects: oatman, olive ann, native american captivities [X], women, native americans

The Indian Captivity Narrative, 1550-1900

author: Derounian-stodola, Kathryn Zabelle
Analzyes Indian captivity narratives written between 1550 and 1900, discussing the mythology of such narratives, their historical value, and images of Native Americans and of women in the literature; and examining Mary Rowlandson's "True History, " of 1682.
813
year: 1993
copies: 1
call number/section: 813
lexile:
subjects: american literature, native americans, native american captivities [X]

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