Caddie Woodlawn - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Carol Ryrie Brink
This Study Guide consists of approximately 24 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Caddie Woodlawn.
This section contains 529 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Caddie Woodlawn Study Guide

The “inseparable trio” — 11-year-old Caddie Woodlawn, her older brother Tom, and her younger brother Warren — is headed to investigate the wisps of smoke visible above the woods on the opposite bank of the Menomonie River in western Wisconsin. They’re sure it’s a sign the local Indian tribe is building birchbark canoes and, although none of them can swim, they are making the trek. They muse over the possibility of an Indian massacre, but they’re sure that Indian John — the leader of the tribe — is a friend to them and the other settlers. Reaching the bank, they remove their clothes, bundle them on their heads, and step into the water. Tom’s feet can reach the bottom, so Caddie holds onto his shoulder, and Warren holds hers, and off they go — even though they know their younger sister Hetty is off to tattle to their mother...

(read more from the Chapter 1 Summary)

This section contains 529 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Caddie Woodlawn Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Caddie Woodlawn from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.