New York : Delacorte, 1994
IL 5-8 RL 5.5
Tucket can't believe he has actually gotten the rifle he wanted for his
birthday. The wagon train stops for a rest and Francis goes off to practice
his shooting. Taken by surprise, Francis is captured by Pawnee Indians.
He tries to escape but is not successful. Eventually, a trapper names Jason
Grimes convinces the Pawnee to release Francis. Francis stays with Grimes
and learns the way of the woodsman. Will he ever get back to his family?
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) --
Pawnee Indians -- Fiction
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Fiction
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Fiction
West (U.S.) -- Fiction
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