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Demos, John

Puritan Girl, Mohawk Girl

(4) 4-6 Based on Demos's nonfiction adult book, The Unredeemed Captive, this fictionalized version focuses on real-life Massachusetts Puritan seven-year-old Eunice. Kidnapped in a 1704 French and Indian raid and taken to Canada, she's renamed Gannenstenhawi, adjusts to her new life, and eventually marries a Mohawk man. Despite being occasionally awkward in the transition to fiction, the text is well researched and fast paced. Bib.


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