An Indian Winter

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Holiday House, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 88 pages
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Culled from the journal of a German prince and the paintings of a Swiss artist, a chronicle of the historic journey these men undertook together into Indian territory in 1833 describes the flourishing native cultures they encountered on the way.

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User Review  - dahabdabbler - LibraryThing

Freedman’s use of primary source references – direct quotes from Maximilian’s journals and the artwork of Bodmer – made the story much more personal and the story became more interesting. Having that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shauna Drossart - Goodreads

This book is very interesting, and would be good for 5th-6th grade students learning about European expeditions encounters with Native Americans. This book contains detailed journal entries and ... Read full review

Contents

The Prince and the Painter
1
The People of the First Man
18
Winter
37
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Russell Freedman grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. Russell Freedman (born 1929 in San Francisco) is a biographer and author of nearly 50 books for young people. He is most notable for receiving the 1988 Newbery Medal with his work Lincoln: A Photobiography. In 1998, he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for his lifelong contribution to children's literature. He received one of the 2007 National Humanities Medals. He currently lives in New York City.

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