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Caddie Woodlawn Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1, The Three Adventurers Summary

Carol Ryrie Brink
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Chapter 1, The Three Adventurers Summary

In 1864, eleven-year-old Caddie Woodlawn and her family live in a big house on the Wisconsin prairie, where they have moved from Boston. Caddie is a tomboy, much to her mother's dismay, and she loves to play with her brothers Warren and Tom. This red-headed trio frequently finds adventure and trouble. Unlike the rest of the family, which has dark red hair, the adventurous Caddie, Tom and Warren have bright hair, which shines in the sunlight.

One Saturday, Caddie, Tom and Warren decide to cross the river and visit their Indian friends, even though the three children do not know how to swim. As they take off their clothes and tie them into bundles, their younger sister, Hetty, who is seven, watches wistfully from the bank. Hetty contemplates joining her siblings but then runs off to tattle to their mother and older...

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