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Calico Captive

Elizabeth George Speare

Calico Captive

by Elizabeth George Speare

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Children"s Audio - 9-12,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Juvenile Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsC. M. Herbert (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9872209M
    ISBN 100786181621
    ISBN 109780786181629
    OCLC/WorldCa62866208

    Get this from a library! Calico Captive. [Elizabeth George Speare; W T Mars] -- In Colonial America, the Johnson family are captured by Indians & forced on a long trek. In August , on the brink of the French and Indian War, James Johnson, his wife Susanna, and their children. Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Calico Captive is a classic of juvenile literature. It has been close to fifty years since I read this book for the first time. Then I was young and I identified with Miriam as a young girl hungry to experience the life who is thrust into a world of fear and excitement when she and her sister's family are captured by native americans and /5(75).   ‎In the year , the stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, is shattered by the terrifying cries of an Indian raid. Young Miriam Willard, on a day that had promised new happiness, finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail, caught up in the ebb and flow of the French and Indian War. /5(37).

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Calico Captive is a classic of juvenile literature. It has been close to fifty years since I read this book for the first time. Then I was young and I identified with Miriam as a young girl hungry to experience the life who is thrust into a world of fear and excitement when she and her sister's family are captured by native americans and /5(91).

Calico Captive is the fictionalized version of A Narrative Of The Captivity Of Mrs. Johnson told from the perspective of Susannah Johnsons younger (by ten years) sister, Miriam.

As would be expected with any captivity story, its fascinating, fast-paced and hard to put down.4/5. Calico Captive is a classic of juvenile literature. It has been close to fifty years since I read this book for the first time.

Then I was young and I identified with Miriam as a young girl hungry to experience the life who is thrust into a world of fear and excitement when she and her sister's family are captured by native Calico Captive book and subsequently sold into slavery to the French in Montreal/5(97).

Calico Captive (originally published in by Houghton Mifflin). Having previously read and liked two other books by Elizabeth George Speare, The Sign of the Beaver and The Bronze Bow, I also wanted to read her Calico Captive, Speare’s first novel which one an American Library Notable Book award, back in the days when the ALA was awarding.

In the yearthe stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, is shattered by the terrifying cries of an Indian raid. Young Miriam Willard, on a day that had promised new happiness, finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail, caught up in the ebb and flow of the French and Indian War.

It is a harrowing march north. Miriam can only force herself to the next stopping place, the next /5(17). Young Miriam Willard, on a day that had promised new happiness, finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail, caught up in the ebb and flow of the French and Indian War.

About the Book In the yearthe stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, is shattered by the terrifying cries of an Indian raid. Vital and vivid, this short novel based on the actual captivity of a pre-Revolutionary girl of Charlestown, Vermont, presents American history with force and verve.

The author graces veracity with a selective eye and ear for incident and dialogue. The heroine, Miriam Willard, with her family a captive of Indians, undertook a forced march north to Canada. En route, her sister's child was born Author: Elizabeth George Speare. Find books like Calico Captive from the world’s largest community of readers.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Elizabeth George Speare. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are.4/5. The Paperback of the Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare, W. Mars | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(32). Based on a real diary, Miriam and her sister Susannah, along with her husband and children, are captured by Indians during the raids of the French and Indian War.

Forced to march to Canada where they believe they'll be sold, from a rare night of partying to a grueling walk through the New Hampshire woods, Calico Captive traces the long trail of a family's trip from New England to Montreal to 5/5(2).

Calico Captive is a historical fiction novel written by Elizabeth George Speare and published in While classified as a book for children, it is an excellent book for any girl wishing to curl up on a rainy day and be transported hundreds of years back in time into the life of a girl not so different from herself.

Calico Captive Book Summary and Study Guide. Elizabeth George Speare Booklist Elizabeth George Speare Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Calico Captive; Miriam Willard is a teenager, experiencing young love for the first time. The handsome Phineas Whitney promises to call on her before he leaves for Harvard, much to Miriam's delight.

In the yearthe stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, is shattered by the terrifying cries of an Indian raid. Young Miriam Willard, on a day that had promised new happiness, finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail, caught up in the ebb and flow of the French and Indian War.

It is a harrowing march : Elizabeth George Speare. DISCLAIMER(S): Calico Captive belongs entirely to Elizabeth George Speare; I did not write it, I am only reading it. - - - I am in no way paid to be an audioreader; I simply do it for good. Calico Captive: I love this book.

It’s very interesting, and has a great narrator. I think it’s a must read. Help Redeem a Promo Code Gifts Site Map About Audible Careers Business Inquiries Audible for Business Audible in the News.

Swallows and Amazons, the book that started it all inintroduces the Walker family, the camp on Wild Cat Island, Calico Captive skillfully re-enacts an absorbing facet of history.

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Calico Captive is Elizabeth George Sprears () first novel. It was inspired by the diary of Susanna Willard Johnson, abducted by the Abenaki Indians in (during the French and Indian War) from her house in Fort Number 4 in Charleston, New Hampshire, published for the first time in and then (and presently available online at ).5/5(6).

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But she softened as she looked again at her sister, at the vivid young face, the shining gray eyes, the slim figure in the flowered calico. "I guess it was worth it, at that," she admitted. "The dress is lovely, though 'tis a wonder some of that basting held, the way you were swinging through the reel.4/5(32).

Calico Captive - Ebook written by Elizabeth George Speare. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Calico Captive/5(27).Calico Captive is Elizabeth George Speare's first historical fiction children's novel.

It was inspired by the true story of Susanna Willard Johnson ( – ) who, along with her family and younger sister, were kidnapped in an Abenakis Indian raid on Charlestown, New Hampshire in August