Birchbark house volume 1
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Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847. For as long as Omakayas can remember, she and her family have lived on the land her people call the Island of the Golden-Breasted Woodpecker. Although the chimookoman, white people, encroach more and more on their land, life continues much as it always has. Every summer the family builds...
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Chronicles the life and experiences of Sacajawea, the young Shoshone woman who acted as guide on the famous Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804, told in the voices of Sacajawea and William Clark in alternating chapters, with selections from Clark's original diaries.