Everything you need to understand or teach The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter.
Fifteen-year-old True Son is the adopted white son of Cuyloga and a member of the Lenni Lenape Native American tribe. For the past eleven years he has lived as a true member of the tribe, but now he has learned that he must return to the white family from which he was taken. He does not remember his white family and wants to remain with the tribe, but his father cannot resist the white soldiers who come to take True Son back to Pennsylvania, where he was born. According to Del, the red-haired soldier assigned to guard and translate for True Son, this was done to appease the whites and keep them from further encroaching on Indian land. Cuyloga hates to give up the boy he had loved as his own son, but even more, he hated the thought of the enemy creeping nearer as they attempted to take back... View more of the The Light in the Forest Summary
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