Shawnee Captive: The Story of Mary Draper Ingles

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Morgan Reynolds, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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In 1745, Mary Draper and her family moved to the Shenandoah Valley. Tensions between white settlers and Native Americans increased until one day the Shawnee captured Mary and some of her family members. This is a true story about Mary's captivity, life among the Shawnee, heroic escape, and journey home.

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About the author (2001)

MARY RODD FURBEE is a writing and journalism instructor at West Virginia University School of Journalism. She is the author of several children’ s books, including Outrageous Women of Colonial America and Outrageous Women of the American Frontier, both from Wiley.

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