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Cooney, Caroline B.

The ransom of Mercy Carter / Caroline B. Cooney. - New York : Delacorte Press, c2001. - 249 p. ; 22 cm.

In 1704, in the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts, eleven-year-old Mercy and her family and neighbors are captured by Mohawk Indians and their French allies, and forced to march through bitter cold to French Canada, where some adapt to new lives and some still hope to be ransomed.



Indian captivities--Massachusetts--Fiction.
Indian captivities--Canada--Fiction.
Mohawk Indians--Fiction.
Indians of North America--Québec (Province)--Fiction.

Deerfield (Mass.)--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Fiction.
Deerfield (Mass.)--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Fiction.
Massachusetts--History--Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713--Fiction.
United States--History--Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713--Fiction.

PZ7.C7834 / Ran 2001