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Book Review

Reviewed by Erin Fay

The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

Published by Yearling, 1983


bulletIt gave interesting information of the pioneer time period, as well as early relationship with Indians.
bulletThe Characters can be related to and evoke a great deal of emotion. by the end of the book I felt like I was apart of the story.
bulletIn the book Matt, a twelve year old boy, is left in a new house while his dad goes to get the rest of his family. Matt must provide for himself and take care of the new property in the wilderness. He meets and Indian, and develops a friendship with the that clan.
bulletage 12 and up