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The Sign of the Beaver

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The Sign of the Beaver

Matt, a brave thirteen-year-old boy, wants to protect himself, his family's claim, and his belongings while his parents are away, but he runs out of food and becomes very lonely.Then he meets an Indian boy and teaches him how to read while he learns Indian skills.

Manitou-among the Algonquian Indians) a supernatural being that controls nature; a spirit, deity, or object that possesses supernatural power.Knack-a special skill, talent, or aptitude.Ruefully-causing sorrow or pity; pitiable; deplorable.Quick-Witted-having a nimble, alert mind.Resentful-full of or marked by resentment.Reckoned-to count, compute, or calculate, as in number or amount.

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The Sign of the Beaver By: Elizabeth George Speare

Summary

The setting of the book is in Maine in the woods.There are no claims around Matt's cabin.

Setting

Man V.S. NatureBecause Matt stays in the winderness for a very long time a faces some challenges

Character Traits Matt- Brave,Responsible, Strong Attean- Brave, Easygoing, quiet, Strong Protagonist/ AntagonistProtagonist- MattAntagonist- Ben

Characters

Theme

Conflict

Friendship can overcome differences

" But there were times when he had thought he'd like to share with someone. With anyone"

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Sydney Cohen


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