The Sign of the Beaver - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth George Speare
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This is to be the day of the boys' greatest adventure. Matt finally shoots a rabbit with his bow and arrow. Very proud of himself, he swings it by its ears as they walk towards the beaver dam. As they walk further, they are startled by a playful bear cub that pokes its head through the bushes. The boys immediately stop, but the mother bear appears and begins to charge them, only a couple of bounds away. Hardly thinking and very scared, Matt throws the rabbit at the large female bear and strikes it squarely on its nose. Hesitating for only a second, the bear quickly charges towards them, but the second gives Attean time to string an arrow onto his bow and shoot the bear squarely between the eyes. Attean quickly follows his initial attack with another arrow to the heart. The bear drops, and Attean...

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