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The Light in the Forest

Conrad Richter

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What is the name of True Son's Indian village?

Why do Gordie and True Son go to see Bejance?

Where is True Son given back to his white father?

Why did Myra Butler take to her bed?

Why is Little Crane ambushed by Uncle Wilse?

Who is Make Daylight?

In what season did True Son and Half Arrow return to their homeland?

What is the name of Uncle Wilse's son

Which two men are identified as leaders of the Paxton boys?

Why doesn't True Son carry out his plan to commit suicide?

Why does Del Hardy know so much about the Delaware Indians?

In what year is True Son taken from his Indian family?

Why does True Son ruin the Indians' ambush attempt?

Who is the only white who does not view True Son's Indian behavior as strange?

Who are the "Paxton boys?"

What does True Son dream of the night before he is supposed to help ambush a boat of white settlers?

Why don't True Son and Half Arrow cut out Uncle Wilse's heart?

What does the doctor think is the main reason for True Son's illness?

What is True Son's full English name?

Why don't the Indians have many worldly possessions?

What are two motifs in The Light in the Forest?

What is the Indian name for the Delaware language?

One of the stories Cuyloga tells True Son involves the time Cuyloga killed which of the following?

Why can't True Son sleep the first night after he arrives in Paxton Township?

Uncle Wilse's violent attitude most closely relates to the attitude of whom?

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