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The Resource Caleb's Crossing

Caleb's Crossing

Label
Caleb's Crossing
Title
Caleb's Crossing
Statement of responsibility
Geraldine Brooks
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A bestselling tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure from the author of The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.Bethia Mayfield is a restless and curious young woman growing up in Martha's vineyard in the 1660s amid a small band of pioneering English Puritans. At age twelve, she meets Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret bond that draws each into the alien world of the other. Bethia's father is a Calvinist minister who seeks to convert the native Wampanoag, and Caleb becomes a prize in the contest between old ways and new, eventually becoming the first Native American graduate of Harvard College. Inspired by a true story and narrated by the irresistible Bethia, Caleb's Crossing brilliantly captures the triumphs and turmoil of two brave, openhearted spirits who risk everything in a search for knowledge at a time of superstition and ignorance.From the Trade Paperback edition
Title
Caleb's crossing
Creator
Summary
Growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans, Bethia Mayfield yearns for an education that is closed to her due to her gender. As soon as she can, she slips away to explore the island's glistening beaches and observes its native Wampanoag inhabitants. At twelve, she encounters Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret friendship that draws each into the alien world of the other
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2011
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Cataloging source
BT
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
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Geraldine Brooks
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Calebs crossing
Label
Caleb's Crossing
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Color
multicolored
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online
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Isbn
9781101525685
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not applicable
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Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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