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Malian's song

Author: Margaret M Bruchac; William Maughan
Publisher: Middlebury, Vt. : Vermont Folklife Center ; Lebanon, N.H. : Distributed by University Press of New England, 2006.
Series: Vermont Folklife Center children's book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Malian, a young Abenaki girl, lives contentedly with her parents and extended family in a village near Montreal in the mid-18th century. One night while a big feast is being held at The Council House, strangers prepare to raid the village, and Malian's life changes abruptly. Silently, her father carries her off to the woods and orders her to run to their tribe's winter camp. Malian obeys, but not before she turns
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Literature
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Robert Rogers; Robert Rogers; Robert Rogers; Robert Rogers
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret M Bruchac; William Maughan
ISBN: 0916718263 9780916718268
OCLC Number: 61115420
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Multicultural Nf Teen/YA) 2007
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Vermont Folklife Center children's book series.
Responsibility: by Marge Bruchac ; illustrated by William Maughan.
Local System Bib Number:
149635

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A rare Abenaki version of an historic attack, in the first dual Abenaki-English language children's picture book  Read more...
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Stunning illustrations and a gripping text

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-02-04) Very Good Permalink

 This offering from the Vermont Folklife Center offers a new perspective on the English attack in October 1759 on St Francis Abenaki village.  It is presented in a picture book format and has stunning illustrations and a gripping text.  It would be a good addition to most library collections...
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