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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library J ERD (Text) 33500010941086 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library J ERD (Text) 33500010941094 Main Checked out 03/26/2021
Roseau Public Library j ERD (Text) 35500005102775 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 0060577916 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780060577919 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0060577908 (trade bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780060577902 (trade bdg.)
  • Physical Description: 196 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, c2012.

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General Note: Sequel to: The porcupine year.
Summary, etc.: In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2012 August #1
    In the fourth book in Erdrich's award-winning Birchbark House series, the focus moves to a new generation. In 1866, when Omakayas' son, Chickadee, eight, is kidnapped, his twin, Makoons, and his family take off across the cold, snowy Great Plains to find Chickadee, who escapes his captors and then encounters white English settlers, including a kind priest who wants to save Chickadee's soul, and racist Christians, who view Indians as pagan "filthy savages." Best for those familiar with the series, the story includes a huge, multigenerational cast of characters, and some readers may have trouble keeping track of who's who. As always, the focus is on the way-of-life details as much as the adventure and on the daily, logistical drama of how the family moves from all that they have known to the Great Plains. Most affecting are the descriptions of Makoons' loneliness without his brother; even in the crowded cabin, "There was empty space that could be filled only by Chickadee." HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Erdrich's literary clout makes any new release a notable event, and the Birchbark House series has a large and growing following. Copyright 2012 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Great Plains History 19th century Fiction
Superior, Lake, Region History 19th century Fiction
Family life Fiction
Voyages and travels Fiction
Kidnapping Fiction
Indians of North America Great Plains Fiction
Indians of North America Superior, Lake, Region Fiction
Métis Fiction
Ojibwa Indians Fiction
Métis Juvenile fiction
Ojibwa Indians Juvenile fiction
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