The Winter People

The Winter People

Format
Paperback
Price
$7.99
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780142402290
  • 176 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 8-12 years

Overview

“Full of history, danger, courage and raw survival, this compelling novel by acclaimed author Joseph Bruchac is certain to have readers on the edge of their seat, start to finish.” —The Dallas Morning News

Saxso is fourteen when the British attack his village. It’s 1759, and war is raging in the northeast between the British and the French, with the Abenaki people—Saxso’s people—by their side. Without enough warriors to defend their homes, Saxso’s village is burned to the ground. Many people are killed, but some, including Saxso’s mother and two sisters, are taken hostage. Now it’s up to Saxso, on his own, to track the raiders and bring his family back home . . . before it’s too late.

“Historical fiction doesn’t get much better than this. The narrative itself is thrilling.” —Booklist, starred review

“A heartbreaking but exciting story.” —School Library Journal, starred review

Winner of the Disney Adventures Best Historical Fiction Award
An SLJ Best Book of the Year
A New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age 
The Winter People

The Winter People

Joseph Bruchac

Awards

Booklist Top 10 Historical Fiction for Youth Title – winner
Disney Adventures Best Historical Fiction Award – winner
IRA Notable Books for a Global Society – winner
NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Book – winner
New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age – winner

Praise

“Full of history, danger, courage and raw survival, this compelling novel by acclaimed author Joseph Bruchac is certain to have readers on the edge of their seat, start to finish.” —The Dallas Morning News

“Historical fiction doesn’t get much better than this. The narrative itself is thrilling.” —Booklist, starred review

“A heartbreaking but exciting story.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“An exciting and well-written novel that will appeal to any reader who enjoys a good story.” —VOYA
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