The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George SpeareThe Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

The Sign of the Beaver

byElizabeth George Speare

Paperback | August 2, 2011

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"Matt joins other memorable characters . . . finding his inner strength and values . . . in this well-written and fast-reading story." - School Library Journal, starred reviewAlthough he faces responsibility bravely, thirteen-year-old Matt is more than a little apprehensive when his father leaves him alone to guard their new cabin in the wilderness. When a renegade white stranger steals his gun, Matt knows he has no way to shoot game&nbspor to&nbspprotect himself. Only after meeting the proud, resourceful Indian boy&nbspAttean does Matt begin to understand the&nbspway of&nbspthe&nbspBeaver clan and their growing problem in adapting to the white man and the changing frontier.&nbsp
Elizabeth George Speare was born on November 21, 1908, in Melrose, Massachusetts. Among her wonderful works are two Newbery Awardwinning novels, The Witch of Blackbird Pond and The Bronze Bow . In 1989 she was given the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her substantial and enduring contribution to children's literature. El...
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Title:The Sign of the BeaverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.39 inPublished:August 2, 2011Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547577117

ISBN - 13:9780547577111

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good book I liked this book. And good writing too. Its also a good way to learn some new things. Its also really good for adults as well as kids
Date published: 2015-02-27

Editorial Reviews

* Matt joins other memorable characters, Kit, Julie, and Karana, finding his inner strength and values in a changing world in this well-written and fast-reading story." School Library Journal, starred review"