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This book is fascinating not only for its story, but for showing the American mindset of the early 20th century, when it was written. A few of the drawings of Native Americans are inaccurate, showing the tee pees and war bonnets of Plains Indians; Natives are called "savages;" and gender expectations of children's play and personalities traits are in abundance. But such portrayals provide ample fodder for discussion about how much our paradigms have altered over the years. It was also written in the complex, over-punctuated style of 1910; read correctly, however, the language is quite beautiful. My children and I enjoyed this.
Historically accurate, but with horribly twisted Old style English. Reading the book aloud is like reading a tongue twister from start to finish. Expect to stutter or get lost, as the sentences are long, and tend to run. The book should be re-written with more modern English for a younger crowd, since they are most likely to find it interesting today.