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The light in the forest

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Though reared as a Lenni Lenape Indian, fifteen-year-old True Son, once called John Camera Butler, was ordered back to the white man. It was impossible for True Son to believe that his people were white and not Indian. He had learned to hate the white man. And now he learned to hate his new father, his new house, his new family. He hated the name John Butler. Where did he belong now--and where could he go?
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Grouped Work ID 48e96ed6-14e7-41c4-20c2-7d151619fbd7
Full title light in the forest
Author richter conrad
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When John Cameron Butler was a child, he was captured in a raid on the Pennsylvania frontier and adopted by the great warrrior Cuyloga. Renamed True Son, he came to think of himself as fully Indian. But eleven years later his tribe, the Lenni Lenape, has signed a treaty with the white men and agreed to return their captives, including fifteen-year-old True Son. Now he must go back to the family he has forgotten, whose language is no longer his, and whose ways of dress and behavior are as strange to him as the ways of the forest are to them. A beautifully written, sensitively told story of a white boy brought up by Indians, The Light in the Forest is a beloved American classic.

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subject_facet Frontiers and pioneer life -- Fiction, Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction, Indian captivities -- Fiction, Indian captivities -- Juvenile fiction, Indians -- Fiction, Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The light in the forest
title_full The Light in the Forest, The light in the forest / Conrad Richter, The light in the forest / Conrad Richter ; with illustrations by Warren Chappell
title_short The light in the forest
topic_facet Classic Literature, Frontiers and pioneer life, Historical Fiction, History, Identity (Psychology), Indian captivities, Indians, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature