MOCCASIN TRAIL by Eloise Jarvis McGraw


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More sensitive than some of the pioneer stories we've been reading lately is this one about pre–Gold Rush Oregon and a white boy brought up as an Indian. With the years of Crow residence that came after accidental separation from his Missouri family behind him, young Jim Keath is at a loss about his future. He helps his now-orphaned brothers and sisters settle in the Willamette Valley, and there's exciting reading in the joint Indian-frontiersman problems that must be solved before Jim can fully understand his dependence on Crow legend and medicine, re-channel it, and become a true white man.
Pub Date: Oct. 2nd, 1952
ISBN: 978-0-14-032170-8
Page count: 264pp
Publisher: Coward-McCann
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1st, 1952