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Caddie Woodlawn Essay & Project Ideas

Carol Ryrie Brink
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Ideas for Reports and Papers

1. The real Caddie Woodlawn was eighty-two years old when this book was published. What are some of the most important ways that American society changed during her lifetime?

2. Caddie Woodlawn has been described as a pioneer version of Tom Sawyer. What are some of the similarities between the two books and the two title characters? What are the differences?

3. Mr. Woodlawn pays someone to take his place in the Union Army. Was this an accepted practice during the Civil War? Do you think this fits with Mr. Woodlawn's other values about social class and privilege?

4. Other books, such as Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder, have dealt with girls growing up on the American frontier. What do these books have to say about the role of women in the pioneer family?

5. Caddie Woodlawn is a mixture of storytelling and biography. Which element...

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