Children of the Longhouse
In this gripping novel set in a Mohawk village of the late 1400s, eleven-year-old twins are caught up against their will in a dangerous rivalry. Ohkwa'ri and his twin sister are among the most admired young people in their village. Yet an older boy named Grabber has no love for the twins--and he and his friends will surely try to harm Ohkwa'ri in the great lacrosse game coming up. The twins believe in the path of peace, but can peaceful ways prevail against Grabber and his gang? Full-color map.
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