The Battle of Seattle (Heroes & History Series)
:"There's miles between us and the fort, miles of wild country filled with Indians eager to cut our throats."It's 1855, and tensions in the Pacific Northwest between white settlers and native tribes have led to scores of deaths on both...
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:"There's miles between us and the fort, miles of wild country filled with Indians eager to cut our throats."It's 1855, and tensions in the Pacific Northwest between white settlers and native tribes have led to scores of deaths on both sides. As all-out war seems inevitable, young William Tidd, an express rider for the militia, joins Charles Eaton's Rangers on a mission to hunt down Chief Leschi of the Nisqually. If they can stop him, they may be able to end the bloodshed before it escalates further, but it soon becomes clear that not everyone wants peace with the enemy. Through skirmishes, raids, close calls, and betrayal-William's assumptions, beliefs, courage, and friendships will all be challenged in a few breakneck weeks.
Douglas Bond is the head of the English Department and a longtime teacher at Covenant High School, a classical Christian school in Tacoma, Wash. He holds degrees from St. Martin's University, (M.I.T. in education; B.A. in history) and a preliminary certificate in theology from Moore Theological College in Australia. fd He has written numerous works of fiction, many of them for young people, including the Crown and Covenant trilogy (focusing on a Covenanter family in Scotland) and the Faith and Freedom trilogy (following the same family to Revolutionary America). His fictional works also include