Kaya's escape : a survival story /

by Shaw, Janet Beeler; Farnsworth, Bill [ill.]; McAliley, Susan [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: American girls collection. Publisher: Middleton, Wis. : Pleasant Company c2002Description: 72 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1584854251 (pbk.) :; 158485426X.Title notes: $15.96 9-2002BRA $5.95 6/19/2007Subject(s): Kidnapping -- Juvenile Fiction | Escapes -- Juvenile Fiction | Survival -- Juvenile Fiction | Nez Percé Indians -- Juvenile Fiction | Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- Juvenile Fiction | Northwest, Pacific -- Juvenile Fiction | Chapter booksSummary: In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Percé village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among the Nez Percé Indians.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Enemy raiders are invading Kaya's village! Kaya's mother tells her to run for the woods with her blind sister, Speaking Rain. But Kaya wants to protect her horse, too. As Kaya hesitates, she and Speaking Rain are captured! How will they ever get back home?

At head of title: 1764.

In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Percé village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among the Nez Percé Indians.

$15.96 9-2002

BRA $5.95 6/19/2007

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Kaya's Family and Friends
  • Chapter 1 Taken Captive! (p. 1)
  • Chapter 2 Slaves of the Enemy (p. 17)
  • Chapter 3 Escape! (p. 35)
  • Chapter 4 On the Buffalo Trail (p. 47)
  • Looking Back (p. 65)
  • Glossary of Nez Perce Words (p. 72)

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